Articles of Interest

Texas police department server again attacked by ransomware

May 5, 2018

Yet another ransomware attack on a Texas Police department that hinders their ability to serve and protect. Only some of their data could be pulled from backups. You can read the story here.

Missed Opportunity for Atlanta to have a proper disaster response to a computer crime.

April 24, 2018

On March 22, a ransomware outbreak hit Atlanta city government systems, freezing not just the city’s technology but also its ability to get work done. As a result of the outbreak, the city’s 8,000 employees were unable to use their PCs for several days. You can read the story here on InfoRisk today. The near 3 million dollar price for the recovery may have been prevented with a playbook of restoring the systems.