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City officials updated on cybersecurity

October 18, 2023

Some of the city’s most valuable resources including drinking water face an ongoing threat from outside attackers. Cumberland Cybersecurity Specialist Chip Watkins was at a work session Tuesday to provide the mayor and City Council an update on protections for various systems. October is national Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Watkins talked of roughly 2,700 failed attempts in 24 hours by outsiders to log in to city accounts.


Article Source: Cumberland Times-News

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