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Canada, Together with Other Countries, Issues Advisory Aimed at Helping Organizations Protect Themselves Online

Canada, Together with Other Countries, Issues Advisory Aimed at Helping Organizations Protect Themselves Online

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Canada, Together with Other Countries, Issues Advisory Aimed at Helping Organizations Protect Themselves Online Canada joins four other countries, Australia, New Zealand, UK and the US, in issuing a joint technical advisory that details approaches for organizations to stay safe from malicious cyber actors. The advisory called “Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity” highlights technical approaches to uncovering malicious activity and includes mitigation steps according to best practices. The following are the highlights of the joint advisory: Uncovering Malicious Activity To uncover malicious activity, the advisory recommends to organizations to conduct the following: 1. Indicators of compromise (IOC) Search IOC search refers to the hunt of an artifact – referring to any element of a software – on the network or in an operating system that suggests with…
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How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from the Dangers of the Internet

How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from the Dangers of the Internet

Information Security
How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from the Dangers of the Internet The recent cyberattack at Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, is the latest example of the dangers of connecting industrial control system (ICS) to the internet. Norsk Hydro, which was forced to issue its official statements via Facebookas a result of the cyberattack, said that the attack detected last March 18 hasn’t affected the company’s power plants as they’re running normally on isolated IT systems. The company, however, said that the cyberattack has impacted operations in several of the company’s business areas globally as the company’s worldwide network is down, forcing the company to switch to manual operations and procedures as far as possible. Norsk Hydro, which has its headquarters in Oslo, Norway operates in…
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Tag: online safety

Canada, Together with Other Countries, Issues Advisory Aimed at Helping Organizations Protect Themselves Online

Canada, Together with Other Countries, Issues Advisory Aimed at Helping Organizations Protect Themselves Online

Information Security
Canada, Together with Other Countries, Issues Advisory Aimed at Helping Organizations Protect Themselves Online Canada joins four other countries, Australia, New Zealand, UK and the US, in issuing a joint technical advisory that details approaches for organizations to stay safe from malicious cyber actors. The advisory called “Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity” highlights technical approaches to uncovering malicious activity and includes mitigation steps according to best practices. The following are the highlights of the joint advisory: Uncovering Malicious Activity To uncover malicious activity, the advisory recommends to organizations to conduct the following: 1. Indicators of compromise (IOC) Search IOC search refers to the hunt of an artifact – referring to any element of a software – on the network or in an operating system that suggests with…
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How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from the Dangers of the Internet

How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from the Dangers of the Internet

Information Security
How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from the Dangers of the Internet The recent cyberattack at Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, is the latest example of the dangers of connecting industrial control system (ICS) to the internet. Norsk Hydro, which was forced to issue its official statements via Facebookas a result of the cyberattack, said that the attack detected last March 18 hasn’t affected the company’s power plants as they’re running normally on isolated IT systems. The company, however, said that the cyberattack has impacted operations in several of the company’s business areas globally as the company’s worldwide network is down, forcing the company to switch to manual operations and procedures as far as possible. Norsk Hydro, which has its headquarters in Oslo, Norway operates in…
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