By Amos Aesoph, Xigent CISO
As the geo-political situation continues to unfold in Eastern Europe, the White House is urging all companies to take 8 crucial steps to defend against potential cyberattacks. Due to the economic sanctions placed on Russia, the White House anticipates Russia’s response may include a cyberwar waged against U.S. companies and critical infrastructure on a scale we have never witnessed before.
Since November of last year, when signs of Russian aggression first appeared, the U.S Government has ramped up its efforts to detect potential cybersecurity threats and offer guidance to the public sector on how to defend against potential attacks. With most of our infrastructure being owned by the private sector, the White House is urging every business to do their part and follow these 8 crucial steps to be prepared for these potential attacks:
Following these 8 steps can help reduce the susceptibility to potential cyberattacks and increase the response time if an organization is targeted. If you are unsure of any of these guidance steps provided by the White House or have any other security concerns, our security consultants can recommend a comprehensive security plan that is aligned with these 8 steps and best suited for your business.
Source: White House Fact Sheet: Act Now to Protect Against Potential Cyberattacks 2022Connect With a Security Expert