The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
In a welcome move, the US senators have passed the DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 (S.315) on Tuesday that will enforce the Department of Homeland Security to create a new set of in-house dedicated cyber-security teams.
Tags: DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act of 2019
The House passed legislation Sept. 26 that would open up a treasure trove of technical guidance about cybersecurity vulnerabilities housed at the Department of Homeland Security to other federal agencies and the broader public.
Tags: Cyber Legislation, Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources approved a pair of bills designed to improve the cyber and physical security for the energy grid at a Sept. 25 meeting.
Tags: Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Energy Cybersecurity Act of 2019
New York (CNN)Twenty-seven countries have signed a joint agreement on what constitutes fair and foul play in cyberspace - with a nod toward condemning China and Russia.
Tags: China, Cybersecurity Defense, Russia
POISON CARP Threat Actor Targets Tibetan Groups - Security Week
In a paper warning about the evolution of what it calls 'disruptionware', the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) highlights ransomware and RDP access as the current focus of a new development that "sees adversaries disrupting business continuity" posing "an existential threat to critical infrastructure operators."
Tags: Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), Vulnerability
NIST invites comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-207, Zero Trust Architecture, which discusses the core logical components that make up a zero trust architecture (ZTA) network strategy.
Tags: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NIST, Zero Trust Architecture
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