April 26, 2022

Vigilance for Critical Infrastructure Defense

Industry: Critical Infrastructure | Level: Strategic | Source: Defense.gov

A joint advisory provided by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) along with Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, urges critical infrastructure operators to remain alert to cyber activity from Russia. As the conflict continues to impact Russia’s economy, intelligence continues to point towards the Russian government exploring options for cyberattacks. As provided in the advisory, government agencies are urging vigilance, “U.S., Australian, Canadian, New Zealand, and UK cybersecurity authorities urge critical infrastructure network defenders to prepare for and mitigate potential cyber threats—including destructive malware, ransomware, DDoS attacks, and cyber espionage—by hardening their cyber defenses and performing due diligence in identifying indicators of malicious activity.”