Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA)
Warns About Increased Cybersecurity Threat
While we should always be on guard against suspicious emails and unknown links, the Russian/Ukrainian conflict has increased the threat. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) has issued a warning about the heightened risk of Russian cyber attacks against U.S. targets in response to sanctions that have been imposed. CISA recommends all organizations—regardless of size—adopt a heightened posture when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting their most critical assets.
This is not just an organizational task, but the responsibility of individuals to raise their own alert level. Hackers, both Russian-backed and freelancers seeking to take advantage of the situation, will likely use phishing emails and bogus websites that pique your curiosity to get you to click on a link that allows them access to your network.
As the nation’s cyber defense agency, CISA stands ready to help organizations prepare for, respond to, and mitigate the impact of cyber attacks. When cyber incidents are reported quickly, they can use this information to render assistance and as warning to prevent other organizations and entities from falling victim to a similar attack. Report anomalous activity and/or cyber incidents 24/7 to email@example.com or call (888) 282-0870.