Ransomware remains a major cyber threat to organizations of all sizes. The DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) just issued a special publication about ransomware protection, mitigation, and recovery recommendations. Eagle is re-posting the CISA notice here to help spread the word. What follows is the news release published by CISA at www.us-cert.gov.


CISA Insights: Ransomware Outbreak

Original release date: August 21, 2019
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released its first CISA Insights product, which discusses the rapid emergence of ransomware across our Nation’s networks. CISA Insights – Ransomware Outbreak includes steps in the following key areas to help organizations protect themselves from ransomware attacks—a top priority for CISA:

  • Actions for Today – Make Sure You’re Not Tomorrow’s Headline
  • Actions to Recover If Impacted – Don’t Let a Bad Day Get Worse
  • Actions to Secure Your Environment Going Forward – Don’t Let Yourself be an Easy Mark

CISA urges organizations to review CISA Insights – Ransomware Outbreak, implement the recommendations, and visit the CISA resource page on ransomware for more information.

[Link to original CISA news release]

If you have concerns about your organization’s preparedness for a ransomware attack or other cyberattack, Eagle can help! Contact us to discuss whether a Security Risk Assessment and/or Disaster Recovery Plan would make sense for your organization.

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