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March 03, 2021 CISA has issued Emergency Directive (ED) 21-02 and Alert AA21-062A addressing critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange products. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities allows an attacker to access on-premises Exchange servers, enabling them to gain persistent system access and control of an enterprise network. CISA strongly recommends organizations examine their systems to detect any malicious activity detailed in Alert AA21-062A. Review the following resources

12/10/2020 CISA/FBI/MS-ISAC Ransomware Alert for K-12 Schools; Recently CISA (The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) in coordination with the FBI and MS-ISAC put forth an alert (https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-345a) warning of increased ransomware threats against K-12 schools and districts. Please take time to review this alert, increase your cyber security posture, and share with stakeholders within your district as well as other institutions you think need the information. In the event of a cyber / ransomware incident please contact the Wisconsin’s Cyber Response Team at 1-800-943-0003.
For questions about this information, contact Ed Snow (608) 267-2346