Alert from National Cyber Awareness System.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) a unit of the Department of Homeland Security released a bullitin on January 6th 2020 warning of potential cyber response from Iran.

The threat of potential cybersecurity attacks from Iran is minimal for William Max & Co. clients. However, the bullitin does share recommended actions which we classify as "best practices".

  1. Disable all unnecessary ports and protocols.
  2. Enhance monitoring of network and email traffic.
  3. Patch externally facing equipment.
  4. Log and limit usage of PowerShell.
  5. Ensure backups are up to date.