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Army National Guard Deployed to UVM to Assist Ransomware Recovery

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

Vermont Governor Phil Scott announced the deployment of the Army National Guard’s Combined Cyber Response Team to the University of Vermont Health Network to assist with ransomware recovery efforts, one week after the network fell victim to a massive cyberattack.

The CCRT consists of soldiers from the 2nd Detachment, 136th Cyber Security Company, and Joint Force Headquarters, Vermont Defensive Cyber Operations Element. The team is designed to respond to state or federal missions and recently participated in Cyber Shield 2020, a national level exercise for honing cyber support abilities.

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