Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercises for Local Governments
Every day, municipalities are at risk from increasingly sophisticated and frequent cyber attacks and continually evolving vulnerabilities. Local governments—like other organizations— must spend time and resources devising ways to reduce a range of cyber-related risks that could significantly disrupt their operations.
In today’s world, almost every system that counties and municipalities use to do the work of government is connected to the Internet. Cybersecurity is the art of protecting those networks, devices, and data from unauthorized access and or criminal use. But even the best cybersecurity efforts don’t always stop a breach.
One important tool for preparing your response to a cyber-attack—and testing your incidence response plan—is to conduct a tabletop exercise.