Updates Regarding Increased Tensions in the Middle East
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has issued two important updates regarding increased tensions in the Middle East and potential retaliation against US assets. APCO encourages all members and agencies to read these articles and take appropriate actions.
- On January 7, 2020, CISA issued a CISA Insights document entitled, “Increased Geopolitical Tensions and Threats” pertaining to the increased tension with Iran. You can read the new CISA Insights at: https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/CISA-Insights-Increased-Geopolitical-Tensions-and-Threats-S508C.pdf
- CISA has posted Activity Alert (AA) AA20-006A: Potential for Iranian Cyber Response to U.S. Military Strike in Baghdad (TLP:WHITE) to the CISA/US-CERT website at the following URL: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-006a.
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