Providence Business News: Report: Providence metro ranks No. 5 for most cyber-insecure metro in U.S.

Posted: May 23, 2018 / Author: Keren

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-New Bedford metropolitan area was named in the top five of America’s most cyber-insecure metros list, according to a report issued Tuesday by cybersecurity company Coronet.

The report, “Cybersecurity in the City: Ranking America’s Most Insecure Metros,” used rankings based on a threat index score, a combination of each of the 55 metros’ device vulnerability score and infrastructure vulnerability score, calculated using data originating from Wi-Fi and cellular networks, devices within all operating systems and public network infrastructure between December 2017 and April 2018.

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