Bill Conner: Ransomware Actively Targeting K-12 Districts, Municipalities

Bill Conner has always had ransomware in his crosshairs. And despite the dangerous malware somewhat fading from media interest in 2018, he knew better. And for good reason. First, ransomware is too effective and easy […]

Ransomware Infects 23 Texas Government Agencies

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announced that 20-plus state agencies have been infected by ransomware. In an Aug. 17 update, DIR stated that “the evidence gathered indicates the attacks came from one single […]

‘Federal Tech Talk’ Hosts SonicWall CEO Bill Conner to Examine Cybercriminal Strategies that Threaten Federal Agencies

During a recent trip to Washington D.C., SonicWall CEO Bill Conner stopped by Federal News Networks studios to join John Gilroy on Federal Tech Talk. The pair took to the airwaves (and podcast) to focus […]

SSL, TLS Certificates Expiring on US Government Sites During Federal Shutdown

The short- and long-term impacts of the U.S. Federal Government shutdown have been well documented during the last month. Government employees aren’t receiving paychecks. National parks are being vandalized. Air travel could soon been at […]

Bill Conner: We Need a ‘Single, Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Strategy’

Some call him vocal. Others say he has passion. But no matter your preferred adjective, there’s no mistaking Bill Conner’s unwavering commitment toward improving cybersecurity policy in the U.S. After witnessing a year of high-profile […]

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