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OIT, Sec. Of State and AL National Guard Join Forces In Cyber Security Training

Several State agencies are joining forces to fight security threats, that often go undetected until its too late. The state of Alabama’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Alabama Secretary of State’s office, and the Alabama National Guard are partnering together for a series of cyber security joint training to make sure Alabama is safe when it comes to all…

Montgomery County Pays Ransom After Week-Long Cyber Attack

Montgomery County offices are now in recovery mode, after a week-long cyber ransom attack that targeted government computers. Over the weekend,  Montgomery County paid about $37,000 to regain access to the county’s data files and operating systems. “It just makes you mad, that these folks have nothing better to do than steal our system and take our money” said Ronda Walker,…