Original release date: September 10, 2020The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released CISA Insights: Actions to Counter Email-Based Attacks on Elections-Related Entities in light of increased sophisticated phishing operations targeting individuals and groups involved in the upcoming U.S. elections.

CISA strongly recommends elections-related individuals and organizations to prioritize the protection of email accounts and systems.

Use provider-offered protections, if utilizing cloud email.
Secure user accounts on high value services.
Implement email authentication and other best practices.
Secure email gateway capabilities.

See the following resources for more information.

CISA Insights: Actions to Counter Email-Based Attacks on Elections-Related Entities
CISA Tip: Best Practices for Securing Election Systems
CISA Tip: Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Scams
Microsoft Blog: New cyberattacks targeting U.S. elections

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.Original release date: September 10, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released CISA Insights: Actions to Counter Email-Based Attacks on Elections-Related Entities in light of increased sophisticated phishing operations targeting individuals and groups involved in the upcoming U.S. elections.

CISA strongly recommends elections-related individuals and organizations to prioritize the protection of email accounts and systems.

  • Use provider-offered protections, if utilizing cloud email.
  • Secure user accounts on high value services.
  • Implement email authentication and other best practices.
  • Secure email gateway capabilities.

See the following resources for more information.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

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