FBI speaker was great- here are a few deliverables from his talk!

01/26/2021 11:51 AM | Kimberly Lott (Administrator)



PIN 20210114-001.pdf



Here are some key points:

Prevention guidance for private industry:​

  • Establish Security Policies…then prioritize​
  • Support Established Security Policies ​
  • Monitor and Analyze Network Traffic​
  • Assess Vulnerabilities ​
  • Configure Systems for Security
  • Support/Provide Training for Employees​
  • Maintain good patch management and software upgrades​
  • Create a mobile device action plan​
  • Regular backup copies of critical data​
  • Control physical access to computers and servers​
  • Secure your wireless networks​
  • User access management​
  • Password management and multi-factor authentication​

Incident guidance for private industry:​

  • Follow your emergency plan and start protecting your data.​
  • Call the local FBI field office.​
  • Preserve original media as evidence (if not, ask for a forensic image).​
  • Request your IT specialists conduct analysis from a copy instead of the original (if possible).​
  • Gather all pertinent log files (DNS, Firewall, Proxy, System Event Logs).​
  • Contact ISP for additional logs and possibly provide filtering.​
  • Conduct a damage assessment (including damage valuation).​

DHS site for ransomware guidance: https://www.cisa.gov/ransomware

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