Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Webinar Expert TeamWebinar Expert Team

Tech News

CISA ransomware warning program will launch this year

A cartoon illustration shows a shadowy figure carrying off a red directory folder, which has a surprised-looking face on its side.
Illustration: Beatrice Sala

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, an arm of the Department of Homeland Security, is rolling out a program that warns organizations about potential ransomware attacks, CyberScoop reports. The program is currently running as a pilot and will be fully operational by the end of 2024. About 7,000 organizations have signed up for the pilot.

So far, CISA has issued 2,049 warnings since the pilot was launched in January 2023. “The warning pilot is focused on reducing the prevalence of ransomware by using our vulnerability scanning tools to let businesses know if they have vulnerabilities that need to be patched,” CISA Director Jen Easterly told CyberScoop. To get alerts, organizations need to sign up for CISA’s cyber hygiene…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

In the truncated week, the markets largely wore a corrective look as the key indices lost ground during the week. In the previous technical...

Editor's Pick

Walter Olson Two legal developments in the prosecutions of of former President Donald Trump have understandably commanded widespread attention in recent days, the start...

Editor's Pick

Colleen Hroncich Like many education entrepreneurs, Nicolette Siebert is a mom who was a classroom teacher before she created her own learning community. Her son started...

Editor's Pick

Good morning and welcome to this week’s Flight Path. The equity “Go” trend is over. We saw a pink “NoGo” bar following an amber “Go Fish”...

Copyright © 2024 All Rights Reserved.