PSA: Ransomware Outbreak Insights from CISA

Thu, Aug 22, 2019 One-minute read

Ransomware remains a major cyber threat to organizations of all sizes. The DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) just issued a special publication about ransomware protection, mitigation, and recovery recommendations. Eagle is re-posting the CISA notice here to help spread the word. What follows is the news release published by CISA at

CISA Insights: Ransomware Outbreak

Original release date: August 21, 2019

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released its first CISA Insights product, which discusses the rapid emergence of ransomware across our Nation’s networks. CISA Insights – Ransomware Outbreak includes steps in the following key areas to help organizations protect themselves from ransomware attacks—a top priority for CISA:

Actions for Today – Make Sure You’re Not Tomorrow’s Headline

Actions to Recover If Impacted – Don’t Let a Bad Day Get Worse

Actions to Secure Your Environment Going Forward – Don’t Let Yourself be an Easy Mark: CISA urges organizations to review CISA Insights – Ransomware Outbreak, implement the recommendations, and visit the CISA resource page on ransomware for more information.

Link to original CISA news release

Note: Originally published at