News and Updates on Information Technology

Joint Commission on New York’s Public Ethics Hit by Cyber Attack

Exploit: Hacking

New York State Ethics Commission: Regulatory Authority

cybersecurity news represented by a gauge indicating moderate risk

Risk to Business: 2.807=Moderate

New York’s ethics commission has shut down its online filing system after a cyberattack. The attack impacted several functions including a web server for the agency’s lobbying application and financial disclosure filing systems as well as other functions. The systems were taken offline late last week and will remain offline for the foreseeable future.

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Losing the ability to process online applications, sales or requests could be a death knell for some businesses.

Source: Insurance Journal