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Cyberattacks continue across all sectors, such as Healthcare,
Academia, Financial, etc. But increasingly we are also seeing
attacks on critical infrastructure and public institutions of

Entire communities have suffered lost access to critical
services. As this story reveals, Oakley, a city around the Bay Area
in California, experienced a large ransomware attack and declared a
state or emergency so as to access state and regional resources to
support the incident response and recovery. Private companies lack
the ability to declare a state of emergency, and accordingly, cyber
preparedness is essential. An essential capability is to have a
pre-arranged cyber crisis team. Such a capability establishes
prepaid cyberlaw, incident response, and other services (e.g. cyber

As a partner of IR Global, eosedge Legal and founder Doug
DePeppe, arranges such cyber crisis team support through the OnCall
Cyber team that Doug conceived and supports.

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