At the end of September, it was reported an IT service provider, Tyler Technology (a Texas-based company that bills itself as the largest provider of software and technology services to the United States public sector), was hit with ransomware and now assumed to have had Tyler credentials that manage their customers exfiltrated.
In response to the interest of answering many questions related to ‘how do I know I’m safe from this 3rd party breach”, the SANS Institute has come out with some general recommendations for how to manage remote access for Partners and Contractors.
Here are some tips to increase the operations security when working with third-parties.
Link to the article can be found here
Sourced by: Canadian Centre for Cyber Security
Looking for steps you can take to protect your organization’s networks and information from cyber threats? To get you started, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security have summarized 13 security control categories that your organization can implement, covering:
By implementing these controls, you can reduce your risks and improve your ability to respond to security incidents.
While it isn’t always necessary to implement all of the controls, it is encouraged to adopt as many as possible to enhance your cyber security.
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