Industry Insider reports:
At a special meeting Friday afternoon, members of the Long Beach City Council approved City Manager Tom Modica’s Proclamation of Local Emergency following a “potential cybersecurity incident” earlier in the week.
The city said in a news release the move would help smooth and strengthen its response to the event, which happened Tuesday. In an online statement the city said it took several systems offline “out of an abundance of caution” after detecting a network security incident on Tuesday. Those systems will remain offline until the city is certain they can be safely reintroduced to the network. As of Friday, the city was anticipating that could take several days.
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