NSA Issues Advisory on Conti Ransomware

CISA, the FBI, and the NSA have issued a warning to US organisations around increased attacks from the Conti Ransomware. The agencies have also released new actions and advice to help organisations protect against the threat.

4 Experts Comment – Deloitte Calls For Integration Of Cybersec And ERM Functions At Federal Agencies

BACKGROUND: The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte released a report Thursday How Integrating Enterprise Risk Management Can Strengthen Federal Cybersecurity, based on working sessions with ERM and cybersecurity experts in spring of this year. Excerpt:  “Participants discussed how agencies can use ERM programs and principles to enhance the effectiveness of cybersecurity initiatives, noting in particular […]

Port Of Houston Cyber Attack – Experts Weigh In

BACKGROUND: In a report issued Thursday, Port Houston disclosed that “The Port of Houston Authority (Port Houston) successfully defended itself against a cybersecurity attack in August. Port Houston followed its Facilities Security Plan in doing so, as guided under the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), and no operational data or systems were impacted as a […]