Vulnerability Spotlight 3: Ripple20August 04, 2021
Continuing the NCSC’s Vulnerability Spotlight series, in which we examine a range of security vulnerabilities disclosed over the past year. This post focuses on Ripple20.
Kaseya VSA supply chain ransomware attackJuly 05, 2021
The NCSC is aware of a developing supply chain attack which may present significant risk to NZ organisations.
Ransomware: Your organisation should be both protected and preparedMay 31, 2021
Recent high-profile ransomware incidents, both in New Zealand and abroad, offer a timely reminder to all New Zealand organisations about the importance of information security and cyber resilience. Preparation is everything.
Reporting an incident
If your organisation has encountered or suspects a cyber-security incident, please complete and return the Cyber Security Incident - Report Form. If you require assistance in dealing with the incident, please complete the Cyber Security Incident – Request for Assistance Form.
If required, you can speak with us directly on (04) 498-7654.
The NCSC has established this page in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide
New Zealand organisations with helpful information security resources. We're aware of malicious cyber activity seeking to exploit public concern around COVID-19, and it’s important that organisations and their staff adopt robust cyber security measures.
Some interesting stats
352 cyber security incidents were recorded by the NCSC in the 12 months to 30 June 2020.
The NCSC estimates it prevented $70.5 million worth of harm to New Zealand’s nationally significant organisations in the 2019-20 financial year.
The NCSC determined that in the 2019-20 financial year, 30% of the total recorded incidents involved indicators that had been linked to state-sponsored computer network exploitation groups.