The FBI estimates that there were 15,690 email compromises of businesses and other organizations in 2017, resulting in $675 million in losses. Reported ransomware attacks resulted in $2.3 million in losses. And cybersecurity experts don’t expect these incidents to slow down.
The Times-News of Burlington, NC, recently reported on how local government is dealing with these attacks. At the top of their list is keeping a low profile. Read the Times-News full report via Government Technology.