ERP Systems and Technology, Risk Assessment

Cyber Risk Savvy

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Cyberattacks are a clear and present danger for all organizations, but local governments are particularly vulnerable. A 2020 study showed that local governments are more likely to be the targets of a ransomware attack than any other kind of organization and that 44% of ransomware attacks targeted local governments in 2020, a portion similar to in 2019.1 The trend does not seem to be abating: 2021 saw a nine-fold increase in ransomware attacks on government organizations between 2020 and 2021.

  • Publication date: June 2022