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In an article published in American City & County on September 12, Roy Hadley discusses the increasing risk of cyberattacks against municipalities and governments. Roy explains that hackers are targeting governments because of the vast trove of constituent information they collect and store as well as the perception that government data systems are less secure than those of corporate entities.

“As attackers realize that corporate America is becoming increasingly vigilant and hardened against attacks, criminals are focusing on governments, which they perceive to be more vulnerable and less prepared,” he explains.

The article details several measures that governments can take to prepare in the case of a cyberattack or data breach.

Read the full article.