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Cybersecurity

As a trusted court partner for over 50 years, NCSC’s deep understanding of operations, case management and related systems gives us the expertise needed to address your unique cybersecurity challenges.

We know what sensitive information makes courts particularly vulnerable to attack vectors.

  • Courts and other local and state government agencies are increasingly targeted for attacks, not just by ransomware but also for data theft (extrication).
  • Attacks are increasingly sophisticated often involving service vectors.

NCSC offers a variety of resources and services to protect your court against these evolving vulnerabilities.

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Consulting Services

NCSC is working with vendor partners to provide services tailored to your jurisdiction’s needs. Our offerings include risk assessments, vulnerability scans, simulations and tabletop exercises, and incident plan development and review.

Webinars

Recorded webinars:

Resources

  • Cybersecurity Basics for Courts (Version 3.0, adopted September 2021)
    Cybersecurity threats are a reality for all organizations, public and private. In spite of good prevention efforts, every court will almost certainly face a cybersecurity incident including data breach or cyberattack. This paper provides a basic explanation of prevention techniques and the preparations necessary for court managers to respond quickly and effectively in the event of a cybersecurity incident.
  • Conference of Chief Justices and Conference of State Court Administrators Resolution 2 in Support of Increased Cybersecurity Practices in State Courts

Contact us

For more information, please contact cyber@ncsc.org.