Massachusetts Governor Announces New Cybersecurity Program

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has announced a new program to help municipalities bolster their cybersecurity.


The Republican governor addressed the third annual Massachusetts Cybersecurity Forum Thursday at the Statehouse. Baker and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative convened the event to bring about 200 cybersecurity experts together.


The new program is backed by $300,000 managed by the collaborative’s MassCyberCenter.


It will pay for statewide workshops to provide municipalities tools to develop or review cyber incident response plans and work with neighboring communities.


The theme of Thursday’s forum was “leading a cyber secure and resili ..