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CISA Issues Guidance on Ransomware Attacks

Yesterday (August 25, 2021), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a fact sheet offering suggestions to government agencies and private companies on how to prevent and respond to a...

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Episode 223: CISA Looks To Erase The Security Poverty Line

In this week’s episode of the podcast (#223), we are joined by Josh Corman and Lisa Young of the COVID task force at CISA to talk about the agency’s work to...

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DEF CON: Security Holes in Deere, Case IH Shine Spotlight on Agriculture Cyber Risk

A demonstration at DEF CON of glaring flaws in software by agricultural equipment giants John Deere and Case IH raise the specter of remote, software-based attacks that could cripple farms and...

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CISA Issues Alert on Top Exploited Vulnerabilities

On July 28, 2021, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a cybersecurity alert entitled “Top Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities” in collaboration with the Australian Cyber Security Centre, the United Kingdom’s...

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Microsoft Issues Emergency Software Update for PrintNightmare Zero Day Vulnerability

Following the release of a U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (US-CERT)  Coordination Center VulNote “for a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Print spooler services” on June 30,...

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Kaseya Ltd Hit with Ransomware Affecting MSPs

The most recent in a long list of IT security firms that have been hit with ransomware in the past year, Miami-based Kaseya Ltd disclosed late last week that it was...

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CISA Releases “Bad Practices” with Hope of Decreasing Cyber Blunders

The federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a few cybersecurity “bad practices” this week to assist in decreasing the volume of knowable and preventable cyber mistakes. These bad practices...

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U.S. CISA + Cyber Command Warns of Critical Flaw in VMware

Although a patch has been available by VMware since May 25, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Cyber Command this week urged users of...

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FBI Issues Flash Alert to Users of Fortinet Fortigate

The FBI recently issued a Flash Alert to Fortinet Fortigate users that Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups are continuing to exploit devices that have not been patched. Although Fortinet issued patches...

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Crippling Ransomware Attack on Pipeline Exposes Vulnerabilities in U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Colonial Pipeline, a company that transports more than 100 million gallons of gasoline and other fuel daily across 14 states from Houston to New York Harbor, shut down the pipeline last...

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