Case Studies and Examples of IT Infrastructure Security Policies

The case studies in this section examine how industries and state governments develop and implement infrastructure security standards. These case studies illustrate the influence that industry standards have on internal infrastructure policies. These examples reference leading industry standards to create and implement internal policies. This approach is true for both private and public sector.

State Government Case Study

In 2019, a coordinated attack was launched against government agencies in the State of Texas. Twenty-three state government services were affected, including police departments. The attackers were seeking $2.5 million in ransom.

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