Why are government agencies constantly a target for ransomware? Not a day goes without a story about a city or government agency that is found itself on the losing end of a ransomware attack. Adversaries can create relentless attacks on networks looking for any vulnerabilities to exploit and get unlimited tries while an agency only needs one person to make a mistake and compromise an entire system. Justin will share his thoughts on why governments are such attractive targets and why preventing these attacks is so difficult. He will also go over why ransomware is a symptom of a larger problem of under investment, limited funds, and constant poaching of cyber talent into the private sector.
If you are looking for even more info about the risk ransomware and why this is such a pervasive challenge, check out our blog for a in depth analysis of this problem: https://www.nuharborsecurity.com/government-ransomware-target
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