Officials warn of cyber-attacks amid Russia-Ukraine war

New York State (WRGB) — Cyber security is on the mind of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and other officials amid the Russian-Ukraine war.

“There’s an increased risk that Russia will carry out retaliatory cyber attacks, particularly against New York State infrastructure and individuals. We must act quickly to strengthen our cyber defenses to counter any unwarranted and unprovoked Russian aggression here,” said Gillibrand on Monday.

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How Cybersecurity Can Keep Up With Waves Of Innovation

There has been a cycle across the history of computing, a cycle that has repeated itself multiple times. Engineers and IT architects innovate, and the result is a new technology. They build out a platform, and its adoption reaches critical mass. Not long after that, what was recently a new, cutting-edge technology is used almost universally by enterprises. With infrastructure, this cycle has occurred over the years with mainframes, then with desktops, physical servers and virtual servers. For applications, we went from mainframes to on-premises servers and then the web.

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