Thursday, 30 July 2015

American City Has Allocated 3.5 Million Dollars For Firewall

The US city of Boston has $ 3.5 million earmarked for the development of a "next generation" firewall, to protect the city against cyber attacks. According Jascha Franklin-Hodge, CIO of the city, is currently the technical infrastructure for vulnerabilities controlled and it is checked whether or systems have the appropriate redundancy, reports the Boston Herald .

The firewall must be Boston in mind, would later become operational this year, but the campaign to strengthen the digital security of the city runs through 2020. Eventually, there should be a system of multi-layer data protection. Boston has not had to deal with major security incidents and data breaches, but according to Greg McCarthy, CISO of the city, there is commanded constant vigilance.

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