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Georgia County Ransomware Attack Highlights Cyber Exposures to Local Agencies

On the first Saturday in March, computer screens at the 911 dispatch center in this small town went dark. Staff at the county jail around the same time could no longer open cell doors remotely with electronic controls, and sheriff’s …

Putting Municipal Ransomware Attacks— and Cyber Insurance —in Context

The ransomware attacks on public entities in Texas, Florida, Maryland, Georgia and elsewhere this year have raised questions not only about paying ransoms but also about the role of insurance in helping these targets get back to serving the public. …