Article: How Small Towns and Municipalities Can Shore Up Cybersecurity Protocols

Cyber-Security, Data, Software

How Small Towns and Municipalities Can Shore Up Cybersecurity Protocols - CPO MagazineHow Small Towns and Municipalities Can Shore Up Cybersecurity Protocols

Luckily, there are many resource-efficient measurements they can take to protect themselves against cybercriminals.

  • Segment and defend your network
  • Protect from malware
  • Secure remote connections
  • Authenticate by more means
  • Backup all data
  • Limit privileges
  • Raise security awareness

Cyberthreats to small towns and municipalities will continue to prove a formidable challenge. Local governments must take these threats seriously and need to have plans in place to combat threats and preserve their critical operations. Those that follow best practices in cybersecurity resiliency and invest in the software, hardware and staff will be best positioned to remediate and recover from future ransomware campaigns.

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Article: Can Falsified Lab Tests be Cured Through Blockchain?

Blockchain, Innovation

Can Falsified Lab Tests be Cured Through Blockchain?

“Blockchains could certainly help to ensure authenticity of test results, primarily through logistics and equipment audit trails. Specifically, a blockchain can help to verify sample source and handling as well as the specific machines used during a sample’s testing process. Furthermore, blockchain record trails can help to identify testing personnel for increased transparency.”

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