Local organizations face increasing cyberthreats, experts warn
Last updated 3/4/2020 at 1:30pm
Although the world is focused on COVID-19, a virus that can make you feel pretty lousy and, in extreme cases, threaten your very life, there's another virus coursing through the country that can cripple an entire city: ransomware.
Cybersecurity is much on the minds of IT department staffs from city halls to school districts, made more urgent as digital strikes are increasing nationwide.
Last fall, the FBI issued a warning to U.S. businesses and organizations about the increasing threat of hackers installing ransomware on their systems. They then would demand ransom from the victim organizat...