New Report On Suffolk County Cyber Attack Raises Questions

The former IT commissioner for the Suffolk County Clerk’s department did not alert county officials that the computer network in the clerk’s office was responding to a “radical malware attack” until eight hours after he was alerted, the Press has learned.

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) sent an email at 3 a.m. on Sept. 8, 2022 to the clerk’s then-IT commissioner Peter Schlussler alerting him to the attack, but Schlussler did not share that information with Suffolk IT leaders outside of his office until after 11 a.m., according to a CIS report that the Press exclusively reviewed and has not previously been made public.

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Source: MSN News