Ransomware Resources Posted

Situation Report | August 16, 2021 

On July 15, the Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs announced the establishment of a “one-stop hub for ransomware resources for individuals, businesses and other organizations.”

The Department’s website contains numerous sections, including: 

  • Fact sheets and information, with a specific section on health care 
  • Ransomware 101, with basic information and links to more in-depth analysis 
  • Ransomware guide, with links to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s guides 
  • Services, with links for state, local, tribal, and territorial organizations and others
  • Training, with information for technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Webinars, with links to numerous ransomware topics 
  • Bad practices, with an explanation of CISA’s new initiative to highlight truly egregious practices 
  • Sector risk management agencies, with links to the sector-specific lead agency for each critical infrastructure sector