Deloitte and Touche

UWF Center for Cybersecurity

Reducing or eliminating the chance of another cyber attack on the city of Pensacola is contained in a new report from the firm charged with getting to the bottom of the December invasion.

You could call the attack on the city’s computer systems on December 7 a sort of high-tech Pearl Harbor. City phones, 311 customer service and some online payments were hit by ransomware -- which takes computer data “hostage” with the hackers demanding payment to release it.