Crainscleveland.com – Cyberattacks occur all the time, in all kinds of ways, all over the world — from the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread across nonupdated networks and systems across the globe to a seemingly innocuous email from a company’s IT department disguised as a phishing scam. Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated, leaving business leaders to wonder how to proactively manage new threats and keep their people, data and assets secure.
Crainscleveland.com – What do cyber attacks and the heroin epidemic have in common? Both are nameless, faceless enemies, whose origins often extend well beyond Northeast Ohio and even our national borders. But, there’s a lesser known local connection. A private-public program to combat heroin addiction laid the foundation for its Cleveland-based partners to consider other threats best addressed through similarly structured collaborations. Cybersecurity was the obvious choice, according to Elizabeth Keefer, senior vice president for administration and general counsel for Case Western Reserve University.
Cleveland.com – A group of some of Cleveland’s most prominent organizations is preparing to jointly fight back against the growing danger of hacking and other types of cyber attacks. The nascent group hopes to set up protocols for participating organizations to confidentially disclose to each other, or to law enforcement, when they are hacked.