Minnesota National Guard, State Agencies Partner for Cyber Security Planning

The National Governor’s Association held a conference on the subject of cybersecurity, specifically with regard to upcoming political elections at the Minnesota capitol building from 1-2 October, 2019. Minnesota National Guard members participated to facilitate discussions on how the 177th Cyber Protection Team could work with other state agencies to prevent or respond to cyber attacks. (Photo by Sgt. Linsey Williams)

October 9, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) -“I’d love to have the Guard kick it off.” Maggie Brunner, program director for cybersecurity at the National Governor’s Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices, opened the second round of discussions of a two-day conference by inviting members of the Minnesota National Guard to share their capabilities as state,… Continue reading Minnesota National Guard, State Agencies Partner for Cyber Security Planning

Cyber Protection Team Keeps Minnesotans Safe

Jan. 7, 2019 (ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — The Minnesota National Guard is preparing for emerging cyber security threats by establishing a Cyber Protection Team. The team’s mission is to provide the Department of Defense with capabilities to defend information networks through vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and discovery and counter infiltration scenarios at both the federal… Continue reading Cyber Protection Team Keeps Minnesotans Safe