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Utah government now blocking up to 900 million cyberattacks daily

February 1, 2018

Utah state government experiences more than 300 million cyberattacks daily. That’s on a good day. Some days they see 900 million cyberattacks.

Two years ago, though, there were only 150 million daily attempts to hack into their system.

This new data on the state’s huge influx of attacks came to light Tuesday when state Chief Information Officer Michael Hussey asked a legislative budget committee for a new state cyber center that would total about $19.5 million, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.

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