Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-01-31

5 Insights From NSA’s 2020 Cybersecurity Year In Review

www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2021/01/30/5-insights-from-nsas-2020-cybersecurity-year-in-review/ The report provides insights into the many accomplishments of the NSA Cybersecurity Directorate’s first full year of operations under the leadership of Ms. Anne Neuberger, Director of Cybersecurity. also:

www.nsa.gov/News-Features/Feature-Stories/Article-View/Article/2466179/nsa-cybersecurity-2020-year-in-review/

Regulator Blasts NZ’s Stock Exchange Over DDoS Meltdown

www.databreachtoday.co.uk/regulator-blasts-nzs-stock-exchange-over-ddos-meltdown-a-15881 New Zealand’s financial regulator has issued a searing report about IT security failures at NZX, the country’s stock exchange, that contributed to a disruptive DDoS attack.

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