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Cybersecurity Challenges for State and Local Governments

<p>State and local governments face unique challenges when it comes to defending critical infrastructures (CI) from cyber attacks, including regulations at the state and federal levels, limited resources, and an increasing attack surface.</p> <h3>Critical Infrastructures</h3> <div class="row" style="margin-bottom:30px;"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-6"> <ul class="nobottommargin"> <li>Energy</li> <li>Transportation</li> <li>Water systems</li> <li>Gas</li> <li>Electric</li> </ul> </div> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-6"> <ul class="nobottommargin"> <li>Emergency Services</li> <li>Law enforcement</li> <li>Public Health</li> <li>Education</li> <li>Elections</li> </ul> </div> </div> <p>In response to these challenges, organizations are choosing to collaborate and share cyber threat intelligence. This case study outline the ways in which the State of Colorado and the Multi-State ISAC have been able to securely and effectively share threat intelligence through Anomali ThreatStream to better defend election systems and other CI.</p>

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