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Overseeing Baltimore’s Recovery From a Citywide Ransomware Attack

  • Posted on Nov 2, 2020

On the day Mayor Young was sworn in, Baltimore was hit by a crippling Ransomware attack. Like many cities, Baltimore had an aging IT infrastructure and many outdated computer applications. City officials estimated the cost of the “file-locking” attack at $18 million, including system restoration and lost revenue. Sheryl directed the City’s recovery efforts.... Read More