National Guard looks to help states help with ransomware response
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.