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Indiana prepares for potential cyber attacks on Election Day

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With Election Day rolling in, the Indiana Secretary of State’s office is taking extra measures to prepare for a potential cyber attack. Multiple intelligence sources said U.S. officials are “deeply concerned about and are preparing for some sort of cyber chaos” on Election Day, according to an NBC News […]

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Criminals use ransomware to target Hoosiers

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Cybercriminals are using a growing form of hacking to target Hoosiers and gain control of their computers and information. Just recently a not-for-profit healthcare facility fell victim to a ransomware attack, forcing it to transfer patients to a different hospital and reroute emergency responders to another facility. Ransomware attacks usually […]

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Pence executive order creates Executive Council on Cybersecurity

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence issued an executive order Wednesday to create the Indiana Executive Council on Cybersecurity to prevent, respond to and recover from all types of cyber security issues, including attacks. The Indiana Executive Council on Cybersecurity will be made up of 23 members from various public and private organizations […]