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PRC state-sponsored cyber actors routinely exploit these 16 network device vulnerabilities

The FBI, NSA and CISA coauthored a joint Cybersecurity Advisory detailing how People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors continue to exploit publicly known vulnerabilities to gain access to a broad network of compromised infrastructure.

CISA adds 95 vulnerabilities to Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added 95 vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. Recent additions include Apache Tomcat “Ghostcat”, Exim and Cisco Small Business RV routers, among others.

NSA releases guidance on securing wireless devices in public settings

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released guidance on securing wireless devices in public settings for government national defense entities and the general public. The new 8-page guidance infosheet summarizes ways bad actors target wireless devices as well as good safeguards to protect against such cyberattacks. The NSA warns that although connecting to public Wi-Fi …

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U.S. government releases advisories and indictments related to “sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored activity”

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) have observed “sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored activity” targeting multiple public and private sectors in the United States.

CHIRP tool scans for signs of APT compromise associated with SolarWinds and Azure/M365 cyberattacks

The DHS CISA cybersecurity team just released a new tool dubbed CHIRP, a forensics collection tool designed to help network defenders scan for indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated with the SolarWinds Orion and Active Directory/M365 compromise and cyberattacks.

3 good examples of how to apply the Zero Trust Security Model

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released new guidelines on the Zero Trust Security Model, a coordinated system management strategy that removes implicit trust in any one system or service and assumes breaches will or have already occurred.

NSA: New guidance to eliminate obsolete TLS protocols

The National Security Agency (NSA) has issued new guidance to eliminate obsolete Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol configurations (such as TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, SSLv2, SSLv3 and weak ciphers).