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SolarWinds Orion cyber security alertDecember 14, 2020
On 14 December 2020, SolarWinds released a security advisory detailing active exploitation of the SolarWinds Orion Platform versions 2019.4 to 2020.2.1, released between March 2020 and June 2020.
Cyber Threat Report for 2019/20 releasedNovember 25, 2020
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released its Cyber Threat Report for the 2019/20 reporting year.
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.