Monday, January 25, 18:06
Home security NSA: Safety Instructions for Employees Working from Home

NSA: Safety Instructions for Employees Working from Home

Η National Security Agency (NSA) issued two information sheets for security in cyberspace (CSIs), for employees working from home. These bulletins mainly contain tips and recommendations for its employees National Security System (NSS)Of Department of Defense (DoD) And them system administrators, so that they can protect the networks and deal with incidents security.

NSA

The first CSI is entitled "Compromised Personal Network Indicators and Mitigations”And provides information on how home-based employees can recognize and deal with possible infringement of their personal networks. Employees must protect data and equipment provided by government, when working remotely.

In addition, the instructions contained in this CSI include a series of violation indicators (IoC), along with mitigation techniques which can be applied by employees working from home to prevent future attacks and violations. NSA instructions are intended for government employees, but the information given, is useful for employees in all areas.

"There is no way to ensure that personal networks will be completely secure from attacks. The attackers are persistent and continue to find ways to circumvent security checks. Users can also take steps to help prevent future attacksSays the first NSA CSI.

Users should implement the measures security proposed by the NSA, to anyone computer, mobile device or IoT device connected to their personal network.

Some of the steps to mitigate violations include:

  • Restart and reset routers
  • Disable the remote management feature
  • Regular firmware update
  • Disconnect infected machines from the network
  • Reset passwords
  • Use reliable antivirus software and malware
  • Backup

NSA guidelines also suggest more "aggressive actions" to help employees who work from home protect their privacy. Appliances or their network effectively addressing threats.

instructions for employees who work from home

The second NSA CSI is entitled "Performing Out-of-Band Network Management”And is intended primarily for system administrators. In these instructions, information is given on how to separate traffic and networks to ensure that a compromised device or malicious activity will not affect the operations of the entire network.

"OoB [Out-of-Band] management creates a framework that allows administrators to improve the security of their networks by separating management traffic from operational traffic and ensuring that traffic management comes only from the OoB communication path", Explains the NSA.

As we read in SecurityWeek, the NSA recommends the use of encryption protocols and powerful encryption algorithms, use VPN, continuous monitoring of the network, definition of procedures for detecting malicious activities and much more.

LEAVE ANSWER

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Digital Fortress
Digital Fortresshttps://www.secnews.gr
Pursue Your Dreams & Live!

LIVE NEWS

COVID-19: Google makes vaccination clinics available

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said Monday that the company will make its facilities available to become clinics ...

Netflix offers "studio quality" audio upgrade on Android

Do not be surprised if Netflix sounds better the next time you run a marathon with rows on your Android phone ...

Will Bitcoin return to $ 40.000? There is concern!

Bitcoin lovers who take his return above the level of $ 40.000 for granted have been worried because the demand ...

Avaddon ransomware: Its operators threaten with DDoS attacks to get ransom!

Lately, more and more ransomware gangs tend to threaten their targets with DDoS attacks in order to secure profits ....

Volunteer firefighters will be trained through VR simulation

Volunteer firefighters in the Australian state of Victoria will soon have access to the virtual reality (VR) training that will be available in ...

Tesla: Accuses its former employee of stealing her confidential data!

On January 23, Tesla sued former employee Alex Khatilov for stealing 26.000 confidential documents, including trade secrets. The software ...

SpaceX launched 143 satellites simultaneously

SpaceX broke every record with its last spacecraft mission into orbit. The company successfully launched the Transporter-1 mission ...

Sony may resurrect the Xperia Compact to compete with Apple

Have you seen the iPhone 12 mini and wish there was an Android equivalent to this small but powerful smartphone? Can the desire ...

Artificial intelligence (AI) may one day be used against us

AI algorithms offer us the news we read, the ads we see, and in some cases even drive cars ...

Intel: Internal error caused data leak

The famous computer chip manufacturer, Intel Corp., confirmed that an internal error resulted in a data leak, which ...