Podcast: Cyber risks mount across US public finance; demographic trends shape municipalities’ economic future
10 Jun 2021|Moody's Investors Service
Michael Osborn, Heather Correia and Matthew Cahill of the US Public Finance team discuss the increasing cyber threats facing universities, state and local governments, hospitals and transit systems. Also, Pisei Chea weighs in on what recent US Census results signal about states’ economic fortunes, while Frank Mamo comments on municipalities’ prospects as they emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.
State and Local Government – US Cybersecurity stronger among larger organizations, including states and transits
20 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service
Larger governmental organizations such as states and large transit systems are in a better position to protect their systems and data than smaller governments, according to our cyber survey.
Sector In Depth
Insurers, Insurance Brokers and Asset Managers — Global: Survey signals cybersecurity strength, with some differences across sectors, regions
23 Mar 2021|Moody's Investors Service
Survey results indicate that North American insurers and asset managers, and, to a slightly lesser extent, international insurers, have fairly strong cyber preparedness.
Cyber Risk - US: Cybersecurity executive order is credit positive, but disruptive for small software vendors
17 May 2021|Moody's Investors Service
The order is particularly positive for the US sovereign. The measures will lead to increased costs and added operational challenges for some smaller software vendors.