Mitigation of risks associated with the exploitation of trusted network relationships

This Technical Alert (TA) provides information and guidance to assist Managed Service Provider (MSP) customer network and system administrators with the detection of malicious activity on their networks and systems and the mitigation of associated risks.

The alert is sourced from US-CERT.

It includes an overview of TTPs used by APT actors in MSP network environments, recommended mitigation techniques, and information on reporting incidents.

More detailed information is available to National Cyber Security Centre customers via our customer portal.

New Zealand organisations wanting further technical information or assistance are advised to contact the NCSC via