States and Localities Seek Unified Front Against Ransomware Threats

Route Fifty - With ransomware attacks on the rise, some state and local governments are pooling resources with the hope of improving their cybersecurity defenses. Ransomware attacks, where hackers breach a computer network, lock up data and demand a ransom to release it, are becoming more frequent in the public and private sector. The attacks often cause costly disruptions, not to mention the potential loss of sensitive data.

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