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Atlanta Ransomware Attack Recovery Costs: $17 Million Total?

Atlanta ransomware attack recovery costs may total as much as $17 million & city officials continue to investigate the incident, a new report indicates.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 07 August 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Atlanta ransomware cleanup costs, Avid Secure, Bitdefender, Blackberry, Crowdstrike, Juniper Networks firewall performance, Qualys, SentinelOne, Trustwave Spiderlabs report, Black Hat USA 2018 conference news and more.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Recovery Costs Skyrocket

Atlanta likely needs another $9.5 million to recover from a March 2018 ransomware attack, city officials now estimate. It may be the most damaging and costly cyberattack ever against a U.S. municipality.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Delays City’s 2019 Budget Process

A March ransomware attack has delayed the City of Atlanta’s 2019 budget process & various computer systems are still affected by the cybersecurity incident.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 May 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity updates involve the Atlanta ransomware attack delaying city budgeting; EY’s new IoT/OT Security Lab; Facebook security and privacy; RedLock research findings; Tripwire penetration testing tips; Winquest white label MSP services; and more.

City of Atlanta Spends Nearly $2.7M on Ransomware Attack Recovery

The City of Atlanta government has spent approximately $2.7 million to address a ransomware attack that affected multiple applications & client devices. Top 100 MSSPs SecureWorks and EY apparently assisted the recovery efforts.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 24 April 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves BAE Systems, Dell EMC, EY, Kaspersky Lab, Secureworks, Trustwave, the Atlanta ransomware recovery costs, and more.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 06 April 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Agio, Arctic Wolf Networks, Atlanta Ransomware, CompTIA, Exabeam SIEM, Facebook Privacy, McAfee, Netwrix, Ponemon Institute, ServiceNow, Sophos, Trustwave, patch management, RSA acquires Fortscale, and more.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Recovery: Cybersecurity Questions Linger

Amid Atlanta’s ransomware recovery efforts, two new reports claim the city knew it was exposed & could have done more to shore up its cyber defenses ahead of last week’s attack.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Update: Secureworks CEO Joins Investigation

Atlanta officials advise city employees to turn on their computers after a ransomware attack & hire CEO of MSSP Secureworks to investigate the incident.