July 10, 2023

Cities Warned About Mobile Hackers

While most people know about the dangers of cyberattacks on their computers or city networks, many may not realize that mobile phones can also be the target of criminals. They can often use mobile devices to access your network system. KLC Insurance Services offers helpful information on protecting against these attacks.

One growing concern is the use of personal devices for business. Many organizations now have a bring your own device (BYOD) policy, including using personal cell phones for public or company needs. However, many devices are not protected at the highest security level. Additionally, people use their phones for private texting, download apps that may create a security risk, and often receive phishing attacks through private messages.

To help you keep your organization safe, we’re sharing this blog and tip sheet about the latest mobile attack tactics, the safest mobile policies, and mobile security tips from LMG Security:

The KLC Cybersecurity Preparedness Grant can help KLC members protect their sensitive data. Grants of up to $15,000 per member can be used for various preventive measures. KLC is accepting grant applications through Sept. 30, 2023.

Learn more about the KLC Cybersecurity Preparedness Grant.