How Ransomware Targets Government Agencies

March 30, 2023

How Criminal Ransomware Groups Target State, Local, and Federal Governments

Criminal ransomware groups have expanded their cyberattack operations to target state and local government entities along with federal ones. With a low cost of entry and a high success rate, these attacks have caused over $70B in damage between 2018 and 2022. With attacks growing at an exponential rate each year, and the real-world consequences of denying access to systems, ransomware has been upgraded to a national security threat by the Biden administration in early 2023.

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The good news is, agencies like yours are not powerless against ransomware. Stop the attack before the impact, using an offensive approach to defense. Ransomware protection requires multiple layers of defense. Ransomware can make the smallest compromise into a disastrous and costly breach. Halcyon is built to ensure your organization is resilient against ransomware and advanced attacks.

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Halcyon is the industry’s first dedicated, adaptive security platform focused specifically on stopping ransomware attacks. Halcyon is built by offensive security experts to stop attackers. Our platform is a lightweight agent that combines multiple proprietary advanced prevention engines along with AI models trained solely on ransomware.

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