Critical Windows Server vulnerabilitySeptember 21, 2020
Critical security vulnerability CVE-2020-1472 was recently released by Microsoft. The NCSC strongly recommends that organisations read the advisory and take action as appropriate.
NSA guidance: reducing the risk of network compromisesSeptember 18, 2020
The USA's National Security Agency (NSA) has released two cybersecurity information sheets (CSIs) with best practices to help government teleworkers and their systems administrators secure their networks and handle potential compromises.
NSA Technical Report: UEFI Secure Boot customisationSeptember 16, 2020
The USA's National Security Agency (NSA) has released a UEFI Secure Boot customisation technical report that provides detailed recommendations for customising Secure Boot to better protect against firmware exploitation.
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.
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Some interesting stats
339 cyber security incidents were recorded by the National Cyber Security Centre in the 12 months to 30 June 2019.
The National Cyber Security Centre estimates the gross reduced harm benefit from the operation of its CORTEX cyber defence capabilities to be $27.7 million in the 2018-19 financial year.
The National Cyber Security Centre determined that in the 2018-19 financial year, 38% of the total recorded incidents involved indicators that had been linked to state-sponsored computer network exploitation groups.