Cyber News and Insights
Stay connected with cyber security threats and news affecting public entities in NJ and around the world, as well as tips to prevent cyber attacks.
Email Do’s and Don’ts
Scammers launch thousands of phishing attacks every day — and they’re often successful. Download, print and display the Email Do’s and Don’ts infographic around your office to help your staff identify phishing emails.
How Cyber Risk Management Can Help
Bloustein Local Assistant Director Marc Pfeiffer wrote about the obligation of local elected officials and senior management to prioritize technology management (and cybersecurity) as a mission-critical activity of their agency. The MEL’s Edward Cooney and Joe Hrubash described the MEL’s Cyber Risk Management Program that uses the Bloustein Local developed set of Minimum Technology Standards as a basis for MEL members to manage their cybersecurity risks to reduce their cybersecurity claims risk and to improve their overall technology management.
Ransomware Attacks are Hitting Local Governments. Here’s How They can Fight Back, Featuring JIF Technology Director Lou Romero Michaelle Bond, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 9, 2019
Cities Held for Ransom: Why are Public Entities Easy Targets for Cyber Crime?
By Scott Schleicher, Underwriting Manager, Cyber & Technology Insurance, AXA XL
Recent Government Cyber Events- July 2019
By the NJ MEL Cyber Task Force