Cybersecurity Experts: Attacks in Florida Likely to Rise

Government Technology: Over just eight weeks, four Florida cities announced network security breaches.

Riviera Beach and Lake City respectively paid $600,000 and $460,000 ransoms to online shakedown artists to recover their systems. Naples was bamboozled out of $700,000. Key Biscayne reported a data security “event,” but officials refused to say if any money was stolen, citing an ongoing investigation.

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