WVa: Cybersecurity Incident Under Investigation in Berkeley County Schools — 19,000 Students Have Day Off

Marsha Chwalik reports:

Students got the day out of school in Berkeley County on Monday (February 06), but it was a workday for staff.  This after a cybersecurity incident in the district Friday.    Berkeley County Schools sent out a message saying they are  investigating the “cause and scope.”

Berkeley County Schools experienced a network outage on Friday that limited IT operations throughout the district. BCS Schools stated that their team worked quickly to notify law enforcement agencies and began an investigation to determine the cause and scope of the incident. “This is an active and collaborative investigation involving cybersecurity professionals,” according to an announcement that went out to families.

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