MDBR uses security services from Akamai to proactively look for traffic from domains associated with malicious activity, including ransomware attacks.


There is widespread recognition about the the security shortcomings of enterprise-wide VPN usage, yet there is no clear alternative at the same price point.


In January 2021, the MS-ISAC observed CoinMiner’s return to the Top 10, while Danabot made its first appearance.


Public sector CISOs face the same challenges as their private sector counterparts, but with the additional struggles unique to working in government.


Hospitals would be well minded to sign-up for the MDBR service given the increase in threat activity launched against the sector during 2020.


EAST GREENBUSH, NY, Feb 22, 2021 – The Center for Internet Security, Inc (CIS®) is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) today for a state,



The MDBR service is being offered from CIS with support from Akamai, and can help protect hospital IT systems against ransomware attacks.


The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center has created a list of End-of-Support (EOS) software dates from 1/01/2019 to 4/2020.


CIS's service uses software from the cybersecurity vendor Akamai aimed at proactively identifying, blocking, and mitigating threats.


The service will allow private hospitals to take advantage of additional threat intelligence services from both Akamai and CIS.


The Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting Service is also available to all U.S. public hospitals via no-cost membership in the MS-ISAC.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Chrome, the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution.



A vulnerability has been discovered in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit which could allow for arbitrary code execution.



CIS announces a Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting (MDBR) service AT NO COST to all public and private hospitals as protection against cyber threats.


The February 2021 MS-ISAC newsletter shares 4 of the top COVID-19 scams and recommendations on how to protect yourself from these threats.


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