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Many public safety agencies remain unequipped to defend against cyberattacks

by Colin Wood

Less than half of respondents in a survey of first responders said their agencies are "at least somewhat prepared in case of a cyberattack."

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group

by Tim Starks

The group allegedly has targeted the defense, local government, oil and natural gas and telecommunications sectors in places including North America.

CISA's advisory panel is announced, set to make recommendations on major cyber topics

by Tim Starks

Topics on the agenda include critical infrastructure protection and information sharing.

Insurer paid $65,000 to help a city unlock ransomware in 2018. A second hack was more expensive.

by Tim Starks

The city of Azusa didn't disclose a payment in one incident, insurance paid up and now it's a victim again.

Is Congress finally ready to pass meaningful ransomware legislation?

by Tim Starks

As ransomware attacks afflict every part of the country, lawmakers might be feeling them in their congressional districts, too.

A researcher found zero-days in one city's software. Then he realized the problem could be bigger.

by Sean Lyngaas

One penetration test shows why it's important to track down as many bugs as possible in important enterprise software.

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