NSA Releases Network Infrastructure Security Guidance

03/03/2022 12:22 PM EST

Original release date: March 3, 2022

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a new Cybersecurity Technical Report (CTR): Network Infrastructure Security Guidance. The report captures best practices based on the depth and breadth of experience in supporting customers and responding to threats. Recommendations include perimeter and internal network defenses to improve monitoring and access controls throughout the network.

CISA encourages network architects, defenders, and administrators to review NSA’s Network Infrastructure Security Guidance as well as CISA’s recently published Layering Network Security Through Segmentation infographic for assistance in hardening networks against cyber threats.

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ACSC Releases Annual Cyber Threat Report

09/16/2021 02:07 PM EDT

Original release date: September 16, 2021

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released its annual report on key cyber security threats and trends for the 2020–21 financial year.  
The report lists the exploitation of the pandemic environment, the disruption of essential services and critical infrastructure, ransomware, the rapid exploitation of security vulnerabilities, and the compromise of business email  as last year’s most significant threats.   
CISA encourages users and administrators to review ACSC’s Annual Cyber Threat Report July 2020 to June 2021 and CISA’s Stop Ransomware webpage for more information. 

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