SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.
Welcome to the most active year in federal cybersecurity. Ever. The Biden administration has made a lot of moves during its first nine months in office, but how much of the agenda has been about playing catch up and how much is truly designed to protect government and industry from the next big hack?
Ransomware groups targeted industrial goods and services entities the most between July and September, with the sector having nearly two times more ransomware attacks, compared with the technology industry, which ranked second.