Cybersecurity

Risks Telecommunications Central Offices

This infographic identifies the risks associated with physical, cyber, utilities and services, and network resilience of telecommunications central office services as well as potential mitigations to improve telecommunication resiliency. It is meant to facilitate constructive and meaningful dialogue between service providers and their customers in critical infrastructure and Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (FSLTT) governments on how to lower the risk to their facilities from physical and cyber threats.

CDM Capabilities: Data Protection Management

The CDM Program ultimately reduces the threat surface and improves federal cybersecurity response through four capability areas: Asset Management, Identity and Access Management, Network Security Management, and Data Protection Management. The Data Protection Management capability is intended to provide additional protections to the most critical mission data and systems on federal civilian networks.

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CDM Capabilities: Network Security Management

The CDM Program ultimately reduces the threat surface and improves federal cybersecurity response through four capability areas: Asset Management, Identity and Access Management, Network Security Management, and Data Protection Management.The Network Security Management capability is designed to provide agencies with greater visibility into what is happening on their networks, which also gives them a better understanding of how the networks are being protected.

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CDM Capabilities: Identity and Access Management

The CDM Program ultimately reduces the threat surface and improves federal cybersecurity response through four capability areas: Asset Management, Identity and Access Management, Network Security Management, and Data Protection Management. The Identity and Access Management capability is intended to manage the access and privileges of agency network users.

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CDM Capabilities: Asset Management

The CDM Program ultimately reduces the threat surface and improves federal cybersecurity response through four capability areas: Asset Management, Identity and Access Management, Network Security Management, and Data Protection Management. The Asset Management capability is aimed at providing agencies with a centralized overview of their network devices and the risks associated with such devices.

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Statement from CISA Acting Director Wales on Executive Order to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity and Protect Federal Networks

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, President Biden signed an executive order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks.  Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Acting Director Brandon Wales released the following statement:
Last Published Date: May 13, 2021

Mitigating the Impacts of Doxing on Critical Infrastructure

Organizations are using online spaces now more than ever to conduct business operations. While critical, the increased use of online spaces also heightens concerns over the risk of doxing. CISA encourages individuals and organizations to take an active role in protecting themselves by controlling the information that is shared and stored online and implementing a series of best practices.