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WOODBURY COUNTY WORKING TO PREVENT FUTURE CYBER ATTACKS

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A WOODBURY COUNTY OFFICIAL SAYS NO FILES WERE LOST DURING A RANSOMWARE CYBER ATTACK TWO WEEKS AGO.

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR ED GILLILAND SAYS THE COUNTY HAS PREVENTATIVE MEASURES IN PLACE TO PROTECT THEIR COMPUTER SYSTEMS:


OC……OUT OF OUR SYSTEM. ;25

GILLILAND SAYS THE JULY 20TH ATTACK AFFECTED FILES IN ONE DEPARTMENT:


OC………..LOCK UP FILES. :21

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WAS EXPECTED TUESDAY TO APPROVE AN INVESTIGATION OF THE CYBER ATTACK:


OC…….THAT DAMAGE WAS. ;22

GILLILAND SAYS THE COUNTY WOULDN’T BE DOING ITS DUE DILIGENCE IF IT DID NOT INVESTIGATE THE CYBER ATTACK.

HE SAYS COUNTY EMPLOYEES HAVE ALSO RECENTLY RECEIVED TRAINING ON RECOGNIZING COMPUTER THREATS AND THE PREVENTION OF THEM.