Cybersecurity Report Finds Lack of Risk Assessments by State Agencies, Ill-Equipped Local IT Departments
A report found that over 60% of surveyed state agencies have not performed cybersecurity risk assessments.
Lawmakers slammed state officials as they were briefed about pratfalls the Maryland Department of Health has made in recent weeks.
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. and top officials acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that the Dec. 4 cyberattack was an act of ransomware.
After being offline for more than two weeks due to a cyberattack, portions of the Maryland Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard returned to operation…