Wilkes-Barre Career and Technical Center averts catastrophe from cyberattack
They could have headlined this story as “Good security practices pay off.”
Michael P. Buffer reports:
A cyber attack on a server at the Wilkes-Barre Career and Technical Center was discovered Wednesday, and antivirus and backup procedures “prevented a catastrophe” and “a lot of problems,” Administrative Director Anthony C. Guariglia said Thursday.
The regional vo-tech high school in Plains Twp. shut down its computer and Wi-Fi network, along with all computers, on Wednesday and used a flexible instruction day to provide remote instruction to students on Thursday, Guariglia said.[…]
School information-technology staff is working with law enforcement and Computer Visionaries Inc. to determine who is responsible for the cyber attack and how it happened, Guariglia said.
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