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September 2020 New Zealand Information Security Manual v3.4 ReleaseSeptember 30, 2020
The New Zealand Information Security Manual (NZISM) has released an update (v3.4), which includes:
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.
General Security Advisory: ongoing campaign of DoS attacks affecting New Zealand entitiesAugust 31, 2020
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is aware of an ongoing campaign of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks affecting New Zealand entities.