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Responding to WannaCry, Marine Corps Systems Command stands up new cyber team

Justin Katz   | November 13, 2017
Marine Corps Systems Command stood up a cyber operations team in June following a global ransomware attack in May, according to a Marine Corps official. In an interview with Inside the Navy last week, MARCORSYSCOM Executive Director William Williford said the WannaCry ransomware attack, which reached computers in more than 150 countries, spurred the service to create its own operations team. "If there is an event that occurs in the field, both tactical and garrison, we bring the [Cyber...

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