Responding to WannaCry, Marine Corps stands up new cyber team

By Justin Katz / November 17, 2017 at 4:19 PM
Marine Corps Systems Command stood up a cyber operations team in June following a global ransomware attack in May, according to a service official. In a Nov. 7 interview with Inside the Navy , 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 Operations...

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