In late January, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued agency’s first Emergency Directive, outlining current and potential risks posed to Federal agencies.

The attack was a combination of simplicity over sophistication and outside-the-box thinking and it is the kind of attack that could put businesses and local governments at risk.

In this week’s episode of CYBER24, we sit down with Phil Bates, the chief information security officer of the state of Utah and Mike Hussey, the executive director of the Utah Dept. of Technology Services, to discuss the magnitude of the emergency directive, break down the response from CISA and outline what your organization should do to protect itself.

You can read the CISA director’s blog post here.