• Ric Armstrong

TEXAS GOVERNOR WARNS OF CYBER ATTACKS


Anyone doubting the cyber threat against Texas government agencies and businesses should heed the warning made this January by Texas Governor Greg Abbott who is warning Texans to be “particularly vigilant” regarding potential cyberterrorism from Iran, suggesting that heightened tensions with the country have caused an increase in attempted attacks on state agencies.

“This is something that everybody in the state of Texas needs to be concerned, prepared and be able to address” Abbott said during a meeting of the Domestic Terrorism Task Force, which he formed after last year’s anti-Hispanic deadly mass shooting in El Paso. “I think it’s very important that everybody be particularly vigilant about what may happen out of Iran.”

READ MORE: https://www.texastribune.org/2020/01/07/greg-abbott-warns-texas-seeing-thousands-cyber-attacks-iran/