What is Doxing?

We have all heard the term doxing before, but what does it really mean? Why is it important to me? Doxing refers to the internet-based practice of gathering an individual’s personally identifiable information (PII)—or an organization’s sensitive information— from open source or compromised material and publishing it online for malicious purposes. Although doxing can be … Continue reading What is Doxing?

CISA HOSTS VIRTUAL INDUSTRY DAY AUGUST 5

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host a virtual Industry Day on August 05, 2021 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM EST. CISA is the Nation’s risk advisor, working with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future.  The threats we … Continue reading CISA HOSTS VIRTUAL INDUSTRY DAY AUGUST 5

CISA ISSUES EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE REQUIRING FEDERAL AGENCIES TO MITIGATE WINDOWS PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE VULNERABILITY

CISA Encourages All Organizations to Take Steps to Protect their Networks WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED) 21-04 today to mitigate a Microsoft Windows print spooler service vulnerability CVE-2021-34527 being actively exploited. Federal civilian agencies are required to immediately disable the print spooler service on Microsoft Active Directory Domain Controllers, apply the Microsoft July 2021 cumulative updates, and make additional … Continue reading CISA ISSUES EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE REQUIRING FEDERAL AGENCIES TO MITIGATE WINDOWS PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE VULNERABILITY

United States Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov

Release Date: July 14, 2021 New website provides cybersecurity resources from across the federal government WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the ongoing response, agencies across the U.S. government announced new resources and initiatives to protect American businesses and communities from ransomware attacks. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of … Continue reading United States Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov

Senate confirms Jen Easterly as head of U.S. cyber agency

July 12, 2021 The Senate on Monday confirmed Jen Easterly to lead the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, filling an eight-month leadership void at the top of an agency struggling to address widespread digital weaknesses inside the government and across the country. Lawmakers unanimously installed Easterly, a former senior NSA and White House counterterrorism and … Continue reading Senate confirms Jen Easterly as head of U.S. cyber agency