Intelligent CISO Issue 55 - Page 24

threat updates
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UK
Cybersecurity experts have issued a fresh warning over the threat of supply chain attacks following a rise in the number of incidents .
The National Cyber Security Centre ( NCSC ) – a part of GCHQ – has published new guidance to help organisations effectively assess and gain confidence in the cybersecurity of their supply chains .

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US
It follows a significant increase in cyberattacks resulting from vulnerabilities within supply chains in recent years , including some high-profile incidents such as the SolarWinds attack .
The new guidance is designed to help medium and larger organisations effectively assess the cyber-risks of working with suppliers and gain assurance that mitigations are in place .
It has been reported that US cybersecurity and intelligence agencies have published a joint advisory warning of attacks perpetrated by a cybercrime gang known as the Daixin Team primarily targeting the healthcare sector in the country . The alert was published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency ( CISA ) and the Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ).
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