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Stopping Cyber Threats Isn't Easy Or Cheap for State Government

March 7, 2013


Photo Credit | J. Carlisle Larsen


Every 20 seconds, someone attacks the state’s computer network, probing for information about the inner workings of Michigan government and the residents it serves. Michigan actually does a pretty good job of fighting off hackers, but it’s not easy or cheap. Jeffrey Ingalsbe is the Chair of the University of Detroit-Mercy’s Center for Cyber Security and Intelligence Studies. WDET’s Pat Batcheller asked him what kind of information is at risk. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.

Photo Credit | J. Carlisle Larsen