CISA, FBI, NSA, and MS-ISAC Publish Updated #StopRansomware Guide

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) published an updated version of the #StopRansomware Guide. The guide provides best practices for organizations to reduce the risk of ransomware attacks.

The updated guide includes new recommendations for preventing common initial access techniques, such as compromised credentials and advanced forms of social engineering. It also includes recommendations for addressing cloud security backups and threat hunting tips for detection and analysis.

The #StopRansomware Guide is a valuable resource for organizations of all sizes. By following the guidance in the guide, organizations can improve their security posture and reduce the risk of ransomware attacks.

Here are some of the key recommendations from the updated guide:

  • Implement strong security controls, such as multi-factor authentication and data encryption.
  • Keep software up to date with the latest security patches.
  • Train employees on how to identify and avoid phishing attacks.
  • Back up data regularly and store backups in a secure location.
  • Have a plan for responding to a ransomware attack.

The #StopRansomware Guide is available for download at stopransomware.gov.

Ransomware is a serious threat to organizations of all sizes. By following the guidance in the #StopRansomware Guide, organizations can improve their security posture and reduce the risk of ransomware attacks.