New Ransomware Resources

September 3, 2021

CISA, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, has released a new website, stopransomware.gov, to combat and recover from ransomware attacks.  The site contains a broad array of information including the following:

  • resources,
  • press releases regarding ransomware,
  • CISA alerts, and
  • reporting a ransomware attack.  

CISA has also published Alert (AA21-243A), Ransomware Awareness for Holidays and Weekends,  due to an increase in holiday ransomware attacks over the past 6 months.   The alert provides precautions and mitigation steps that government and private business to reduce ransomware risks as well as other cyber attacks.