Longbeach, CA Declares State of Emergency after Cyberattack

November 21, 2023


The City of Long Beach in the US state of California suffered a significant network security incident. The attack forced officials to take several of its systems offline and announce a state of emergency.

All public safety systems, including the Emergency Communications Centre and emergency response from Police and Fire haven’t been impacted by the cyber attack. Systems connected to the network were taken offline out of an abundance of caution to mitigate the impact of the cyber attack.

Incident Date

November 14, 2023

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified