Based on Coronet’s report: Las Vegas vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks; mayor won’t pay ransom

Posted: July 17, 2019 / Author: Keren

Last year security firm Coronet found Las Vegas was the most insecure city in the country. The study pointed to a lack of state funding for cybersecurity and the use of public WiFi in hotels, restaurants and casinos.

“Could you imagine if you were the cyber-criminal that hacked Las Vegas? How it would bolster maybe, not just your pockets but also your reputation,” said Wilkinson.

She said it's not always about the money.

Wilkinson said while she advises cities not to pay a ransom, she thinks Mayor Goodman's open stand against it could make Las Vegas even more appealing.

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