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NSA Cybersecurity Directorate Releases 2020 Year in Review

1 week 5 days ago
Original release date: January 12, 2021

The National Security Agency (NSA) Cybersecurity Directorate has released its 2020 Year in Review, outlining key milestones and mission outcomes achieved during NSA Cybersecurity’s first full year of existence. Highlights include NSA Cybersecurity’s contributions to the 2020 elections, Operation Warp Speed, and the Department of Defense’s pandemic-influenced transition to telework.

For further details on those and other accomplishments, CISA encourages users and administrators to read the NSA Cybersecurity 2020 Year in Review.

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MS-ISAC Releases Cybersecurity Advisory on Zyxel Firewalls and AP Controllers

2 weeks 2 days ago
Original release date: January 8, 2021

The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) has released an advisory on a vulnerability in Zyxel firewalls and AP controllers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the MS-ISAC Advisory 2021-001 and Zyxel Security Advisory for CVE-2020-29583 and apply the necessary updates and mitigation recommendations.

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Even Small Nations Have Jumped into the Cyber Espionage Game

2 weeks 3 days ago
While the media tends to focus on the Big 5 nation-state cyber powers, commercial spyware has given smaller countries sophisticated capabilities, as demonstrated by a "zero-click" iMessage exploit that targeted journalists last year.
Robert Lemos Contributing Writer