National Guard looks to help states help with ransomware response

National Guard looks to help states help with ransomware response

Posted August 28, 2019

National Guard looks to help states help with ransomware response

Source: FCW
By: Lauren C. Williams
Published: August 28, 2019

* The National Guard is contemplating expanding its cybersecurity vulnerability assessment pilot following recent ransomware attacks in Texas and Louisiana.
* The National Guard is running a pilot program with three states — Hawaii, Washington and Ohio — with a 10-person cyber mission assurance team checking federal installations for vulnerabilities from reliance on outside utilities, such as electricity and water.