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Oct. 18, 2023

How to Protect Against Evolving Phishing Attacks

The National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. partners have released a new report describing the latest techniques in phishing attacks and the defenses organizations can deploy against them.

May 23, 2023

#StopRansomware Guide Released by NSA and Partners

To guide network defenders in protecting against the rapidly evolving ransomware tactics of malicious cyber actors, the National Security Agency (NSA) and several partners are publicly releasing the “#StopRansomware Guide” Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) today.

April 19, 2023

NSA Part of Coalition Highlighting Cybersecurity Best Practices for Smart Cities

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are partnering with international partners’ cybersecurity agencies to publish cybersecurity best practices for smart cities, which integrate public services into a connected environment to increase efficiencies and improve the quality of life in various communities.

Nov. 10, 2022

NSA Releases Guidance on How to Protect Against Software Memory Safety Issues

The National Security Agency (NSA) published guidance today to help software developers and operators prevent and mitigate software memory safety issues, which account for a large portion of exploitable vulnerabilities.

Sept. 22, 2020

NSA Releases Cybersecurity Guidance “Selecting and Safely Using Multifactor Authentication Services”

NSA cybersecurity guidance on "Selecting and Safely Using Multifactor Authentication Services".

Aug. 4, 2020

How Mobile Device Users Can Limit Their Location Data Exposure

The National Security Agency released a Limiting Location Data Exposure Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) today to guide National Security System (NSS) and Department of Defense (DoD) mobile device users on how they might reduce risk associated with sharing sensitive location data. The guide summarizes how and why mobile devices expose location data and explains potential risk that comes with using them. It provides mitigations to limit the sharing of this information, but warns there is no solution to fully mitigate a mobile device from being located.

April 24, 2020

Working from Home? Select and Use Collaboration Services More Securely

Article about NSA's release of cybersecurity guidance about selecting and safely using collaboration services for telework. NSA released a full and a short version of the guidance. By following the practical guidelines listed in this guidance, users can mitigate some of the risks posed by malicious cyber threat actors. 

April 22, 2020

Detect & Prevent Cyber Attackers from Exploiting Web Servers via Web Shell Malware

NSA Cybersecurity Information Sheet about detecting and mitigating web shell malware.