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Marin civil grand jury: Local governments should prioritize cybersecurity

Marin County’s civil grand jury is calling for local governments to double-down on efforts to protect against cyberattacks, like the breach that disabled the town of Tiburon’s computer system for more than three days last year. Cybersecurity experts say it’s more important than ever to watch out for internet attacks while many people are working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. When employees connect to office networks remotely, they are more vulnerable to cyberattacks — particularly when using virtual private networks, or VPNs, which allow employees to access files remotely.

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