07 Dec 2020

Defense bill set to pass with state cybersecurity programs

Congress is working on a defense policy bill containing several items that seek to improve states’ cybersecurity efforts. The bill, called the National Defense Authorization Act, is a massive bill passed annually by Congress. This year, the legislation aims to expand the role that the National Guard units play in

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06 Nov 2020

National Guard to Help Vermont Health Network After Cyber-Attack

A recent cyberattack has hit six hospitals within the UVM Health Network, and each is now experiencing significant network problems hindering their healthcare capabilities. The attack occurred on October 25, and the governor of Vermont has now tasked the National Gaurd with aiding the University of Vermont Health Network in

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03 Jan 2019

Mexico Looks to Recruit 50,000 for new National Guard

“Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador used his first news conference of 2019 to start recruitment for his new National Guard, which will become the country’s primary security force. Lopez Obrador says the government hopes to recruit about 50,000 civilians to add to the guard’s initial composition of military personnel

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