Federal Resources Available to Tribes
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is the Nation’s risk advisor, working with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future. The quick links below are made available by the US Federal Government. Though they are not directly affiliated with the Tribal-ISAC, they do provide beneficial resources and services to tribes.
Federal Resources and Best Practices
Click the link below to review the CISA Briefing to the Tribal-ISAC.
Click Here for a single resource that provides users with access to information on services across all of CISA’s mission areas that are available to Federal Government; State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government; Private Industry; Academia; NGO and Non-Profit; and General Public stakeholders.
CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices. Download the Cyber Essentials Starter Kit, the basics for building a culture of cyber readiness.
For a deeper look and greater insight, check out the Cyber Essentials Toolkits, a set of modules designed to break down the CISA Cyber Essentials into bite-sized actions for IT and C-suite leadership to work toward full implementation of each Cyber Essential.
Consistent with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and other standards, the Cyber Essentials are the starting point to cyber readiness.
The mission of the MS-ISAC is to improve the overall cybersecurity posture of the nation’s state, local, tribal and territorial governments through focused cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery.
Here find information from CISA on digital and physical threats – both natural and manmade – impacting Native American and Alaska Native tribes.
Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Learn more HERE.
StopRansomware.gov is the new ransomware homepage for federal government agencies to pool resources that can give businesses and organizations of all sizes the opportunity to better protect their networks. The website will also highlight the latest ransomware-related alerts from these agencies.
Evaluates external network presence by executing continuous scans of public, static IPs for accessible services and vulnerabilities. This service provides weekly vulnerability reports and ad-hoc alerts.
For more information on this service and how to sign up, visit the Cyber Hygiene Services page.
The Nationwide Cybersecurity Review is a no-cost, anonymous, annual self-assessment designed to measure gaps and capabilities of state, local, tribal and territorial governments’ cybersecurity programs. It is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF), is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) & the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®).
Learn More Here.
MDBR technology prevents IT systems from connecting to harmful web domains, helping limit infections related to known malware, ransomware, phishing, and other cyber threats. This capability can block the vast majority of ransomware infections just by preventing the initial outreach to a ransomware delivery domain.
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CIS SecureSuite® Membership provides organizations access to multiple cybersecurity resources including our CIS-CAT Pro configuration assessment tool, build content, full-format CIS Benchmarks™, and more. Start secure and stay secure with integrated cybersecurity tools and best practice guidance for over 150 technologies.
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