State and Local Government Cyberattacks Timeline

State and local governments face malicious actors who target personal information and key services, endangering both citizens and critical infrastructure. Ransomware alone affected over 100 governments in 2019, per Recorded Future. Increasing attack volumes plus lack of funding, skills and awareness necessitate stronger state and local government cybersecurity.

Explore this timeline for a sense of the evolving landscape, attack patterns and prevention best practices.