Cyberattacks Against North Dakota Government Averaged 15 Million Per Month Last Year

Cyberattacks Against North Dakota Government Averaged 15 Million Per Month Last Year By Sean Walton Attempted cyberattacks against North Dakota’s state government nearly tripled last year, according to the Grand Forks Herald. Shawn Riley, North Dakota’s chief information officer and head of the information technology department, said there were more than 15 million cyberattacks against the state’s government per month in 2019, a 300 percent increase since 2018. In 2018, there were about 5 million attempted cyberattacks per month. These figures aren’t surprising, however. Local governments nationwide have seen an…

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