[NCSC-NL] NCSC-NL cordially invites you to its research symposium Let’s do Cybersecurity Research Together

At NCSC-NL we believe that better cybersecurity incident response requires more cooperation and research. Therefore, we proudly announce our upcoming research symposium Let’s Do Cybersecurity Research Together. This event is all about connecting multidisciplinary academic and applied cybersecurity research(ers) with professionals dealing with cybersecurity issues and incidents on a daily basis. Source: Read More (National […]

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[NCSC-NL] Security by Behavioural Design: A Rapid Review

In 2021, NCSC-NL commissioned Leiden University to carry out a rapid review to gain insight in best practices and potential future research avenues so that behavioural science can be integrated in broader security by design methodologies and projects. This academic field is referred to as security by behavioural design. The aim of security by behavioural […]

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[NCSC-NL] NCSC-NL publishes factsheet ‘Prepare for Zero Trust’

More and more organizations are applying Zero Trust principles, and the need for the implementation of these principles is increasing. Technological developments have rendered many organizations’ traditional views of security and security policies obsolete. Organizations that have embraced Zero Trust principles are less susceptible to external attacks and threats from within. Source: Read More (National […]

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[NCSC-NL] Disable Kaseya VSA: possible ransomware attack via supply chain underway

Kaseya, supplier of IT management software, has announced it is currently investigating a potential ransomware incident. Cybersecurityfirm Huntress Labs poses that Kaseya has been the victim of a supply-chain attack, which results in customers using the VSA product potentially being targeted with the REvil-ransomware. VSA is a remote management tool that is broadly used by […]

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[NCSC-NL] Domains used by Flubot malware now known

Flubot is mobile-phone malware that spreads via links in SMS messages. Last month, the Dutch police warned of this malicious app and related misleading messages about packages. Currently, the domain names are know that the Flubot malware (version 4.6 and earlier) uses for communication with the command-and-control server. The NCSC has shared the list with […]

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[NCSC-NL] Future-proof configurations using the updated TLS guidelines

NCSC-NL publishes an update to the IT security guidelines for Transport Layer Security (TLS). The secure configuration of TLS is important to safeguard connectivity on the internet. Ask your supplier to support TLS 1.3 as part of a future-proof TLS configuration. Source: Read More (National Cyber Security Centre – News items)

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[NCSC-NL] NCSC-NL publishes factsheet PKIoverheid is changing: Coordinate the necessary changes in your ICT processes

In the coming months, changes will take place in the PKIoverheid system, in order to resolve an issue that was discovered in July. In the meantime, the certificate issuers have started replacing PKIoverheid leaf certificates. Source: Read More (National Cyber Security Centre – News items)

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[NCSC-NL] Preventing, limiting and recovering from a ransomware attack

The threat of ransomware has been increasing worldwide for several years. This malicious software can affect any organization that has not taken the right measures. The NCSC publishes a ransomware fact sheet containing measures to prevent, mitigate and repair a ransomware attack. Source: Read More (National Cyber Security Centre – News items)

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