US: NATIONAL CYBER INVESTIGATIVE JOINT TASK FORCE (NCIJTF) FACTSHEET ON CURRENT RANSOMWARE THREATS AND TECHNIQUES

A news release from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on 5 February advised that a factsheet to address current ransomware threats and provide information on prevention and mitigation techniques had been issued.   It was developed by an interagency group of subject matter experts from more than 15 government agencies to increase awareness of the ransomware threats to police and fire departments; state, local, tribal, and territorial governments; and critical infrastructure entities.

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/current-activity/2021/02/05/ncijtf-releases-ransomware-factsheet

The factsheet is at –

https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/2021-01/NCIJTF%20Ransomware_Fact_Sheet.pdf

This initiative is part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) “Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Campaign” –

https://www.cisa.gov/news/2021/01/21/cisa-launches-campaign-reduce-risk-ransomware

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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