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Pandemic Amplified Security Gaps for Public Sector Cyber Officials

While the pandemic has highlighted the resilience of public sector cyber officials, it has also called attention to chronic challenges facing state information technology organizations including securing adequate budgets and talent, and coordinating security steps across agencies, a new report …

Worried About Hackers, States Turn to Cyber Insurance

As the threat from hackers and cybercriminals intensifies, a growing number of states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves — and taxpayers. “It’s expensive. It’s a big budget item for us. But it’s absolutely worth it,” said Michael Hussey, …