N.Y. Counties get no-cost endpoint detection and response services
To help its 57 counties better defend against ransomware and cyberattacks, New York state is offering counties endpoint detection and response (EDR) services at no cost.
In a July 21 statement, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a $30 million shared services program designed to help counties secure government systems and protect against ransomware attacks.
The announcement comes after the February launch of the state’s Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) in Brooklyn, a data sharing hub that brings bring together critical infrastructure partners with federal, state, county and local governments to improve incident response and provide a holistic view of the cyber threat landscape.