ACSC Releases Cyber Criminal and APT Tradecraft Trends for 2019-2020

Original release date: May 22, 2020

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a summary of trends for 2019-2020 outlining tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by cyber criminals and advanced persistent threat (APT) groups to target Australian networks. ACSC uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) framework to identify notable adversary TTPs.  

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages administrators to review ACSC’s Summary of Tradecraft Trends for 2019-20: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Used to Target Australian Networks and MITRE’s ATT&CK for Enterprise framework for more information.

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CISA, DOE, and UK’s NCSC Issue Guidance on Protecting Industrial Control Systems

Original release date: May 22, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have released Cybersecurity Best Practices for Industrial Control Systems, an infographic providing recommended cybersecurity practices for industrial control systems (ICS). The two-page infographic summarizes common ICS risk considerations, short- and long-term cybersecurity event impacts, best practices to defend ICS processes, and highlights NCSC's product on Secure Design Principles and Operational Technology.

CISA, DOE, and NCSC encourage users to review Cybersecurity Best Practices for Industrial Control Systems. For more in-depth information, visit CISA’s ICS Recommended Practices webpage and DOE's Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2) Program webpage. For information on CISA Assessments, visit https://www.cisa.gov/cyber-resource-hub.

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Drupal Releases Security Updates

Original release date: May 21, 2020

Drupal has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting Drupal 7, 8.7, and 8.8. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Drupal Advisories SA-CORE-2020-002 and SA-CORE-2020-003 for more information and to apply the necessary updates.

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Apple Releases Security Update for Xcode

Original release date: May 21, 2020

Apple has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Xcode. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security page for Xcode 11.5 and apply the necessary update.

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