US government authorities fail to train employees on ransomware detection, prevention

The majority of state and local government agencies are failing to prepare their employees to spot cyberattacks or teach them how to handle ransomware incidents in the workplace, new research suggests.

On Thursday, IBM Security released the results of a new study, conducted on its behalf by The Harris Poll, containing responses from close to 700 US local and state employees in IT, education, emergency services, and security departments.

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Source: ZDNet