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From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”

From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”

A new report from Deloitte addresses whether to pay ransom, cyber-insurance, skills and more.

New Orleans declares state of emergency amid cyber attack

New Orleans declares state of emergency amid cyber attack

The latest incident follows a new report which finds that the US was hit by an “unprecedented and unrelenting barrage” of ransomware attacks in 2019.

City of Johannesburg battles ransomware attack

City of Johannesburg battles ransomware attack

South Africa’s largest city shut down its website and billing systems as a precautionary measure after a group hacked into the municipal authority’s network system.

Urgent investor action needed to create sustainable African cities

Urgent investor action needed to create sustainable African cities

African mayors call for private-public investment in infrastructure to enable the critical transformation of cities at C40’s annual event.

Johannesburg digitises its services

Johannesburg digitises its services

The South African city is transforming and streamlining its municipal operations with the launch of an integrated ICT platform as part of its smart city strategy

Liquid Studio opens in Johannesburg

Liquid Studio opens in Johannesburg

The launch is the first of several new Accenture initiatives in South Africa which will drive innovation locally