In recent years, the number of cyber attacks against the US government has increased by 1,300%.
In the past few years, the US government tasked a team of hackers with identifying cybersecurity flaws on the Pentagon’s websites. The hackers identified 138 cybersecurity loopholes.
11 of the 18 agencies that are considered as possessing high-impact systems, experienced 2,267 events of cyber attacks in a single year alone.
Phishing emails that deploy ransomware or malware attacks are a top threat for all levels of governments.
Governments house vast and diverse amounts of information on their networks, servers and websites.