New US DHS grant program can boost local governments’ cybersecurity strength

Posted: Tue, 10/04/2022 - 6:29am

Local governments continue to grapple with ransomware and other cyberattacks that have crippled their school systems and halted other civic functions. The latest crisis in a long string of local government cyber incidents involves the Los Angeles Unified School District. After refusing to give in to ransomware syndicate Vice Society’s demands for payment, it is forced to watch as the cybercriminal gang releases publicly the stolen, sensitive data in a double-extortion attack.

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