Tampa Bay Business Journal: Where Tampa-St. Pete ranks among the areas most vulnerable to cyberattacks

Posted: May 23, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

The Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area is one of the most “cyber insecure” metros in the United States, a new report says.

The Tampa metro ranks as the 10th most insecure metro in a list of 55 communities studied by Coronet, a Tel Aviv-based cloud security company.

Coronet cited the large presence of defense and financial service firms, as well as the above-average elderly population, as reasons for the metro area’s low ranking.

Coronet’s May 22 report, “Cybersecurity in the City,” was developed to help mid-market and small businesses better comprehend cyber risk, the company said.

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