Episode 29: Securing State & Local Government
State & local government agencies are responsible for a variety of vital services, like public utilities, infrastructure, education, & election administration to name a few. That, plus financial and staffing challenges, makes cybersecurity especially tough. To learn about what governments are facing – and solutions to consider – we welcome Fortinet Field CISO Jim Richberg. Jim discusses why budgets are so tight and how evolving cybersecurity technology means better options.
See his recent article on the subject.
Our latest Ransomware Reckoning spotlights a BlackBaud supply chain attack.
In cybersecurity headlines, we discuss a death due to a hospital ransomware attack. Then, Dunkin’ gets called out in New York for mishandling a major breach. And finally, we talk TikTok as the popular video app has faced turbulence in its bid to avoid a U.S. ban.
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