CTNJ: Connecticut continues focus on cybersecurity

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the state receives daily reminders that “we are living in a time of cyber-insecurity.”

At a Capitol press conference Monday, Mark Raymond, chief information officer in the Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technology, said state government websites receive a total of 4.8 billion visits per month and about 42 percent of that traffic is “not authorized.” That’s about 2 billion visits being blocked because it’s coming from known malicious Internet protocol addresses or threat signatures.

But there’s so much that is unknown.

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