Don’t Miss Out: Cyber Assessments for CT Municipalities

Critical infrastructure includes resources that provide functions necessary for our way of life. Threats to these resources, including cybersecurity exposures, often have debilitating security, economic, and public health and safety consequences.

The evolving cybersecurity risk landscape demands an evolved response.

Through a collaboration between the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Connecticut Military Department (CTMD) Joint Cyber Team, and industry partners like CIRMA, critical cyber resources are now available to help your public entity address evolving cybersecurity threats head-on. The CTMD Joint Cyber Team offers comprehensive Cyber Assessments to all 169 Connecticut Municipalities. The Team uses Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA) guidelines to assess cybersecurity and relative operational policies.

Assessments are fully funded by the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS).  

Getting started is easy; Contact a CTMD Joint Cyber Team Member to schedule your Assessment. Assessments take approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete and should include members of your Information Technology (IT) Team.

Your entity will receive a comprehensive report on organizational vulnerabilities to cyberattacks, infrastructure weaknesses, and proven recommendations for corrective action.

Cyber Assessments can help:

  1. Reduce the likelihood of a damaging cyber incident
  2. Detect malicious activity quickly
  3. Respond effectively to confirmed incidents
  4. Maximize organizational resilience

Assessments can also be used as a framework to qualify your municipality for cyber insurance and funding. 

Take advantage of this critical resource today to reduce cybersecurity exposures to help strengthen the resilience of America’s infrastructure—including Connecticut cities and towns like yours.

 Remember, training and education remain the most effective defense against cybercrime and knowing how to protect yourself, and your organization is easier than ever. Learn at your own pace and when and where you choose with CIRMA’s e-learning resources, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you haven’t taken advantage of the many benefits available through CIRMA’s e-Learning platform, contact your local CIRMA Risk Management representative today to get started. CIRMA members and their employees enjoy access to this exclusive learning platform as part of their membership.

Check out CIRMA’s Cyber Center to learn how CIRMA can help your organization prevent and manage cyber exposures.

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