Navigating Cyber 2021

As we've seen recently, even strong cybersecurity defenses can still be vulnerable, especially through third-party suppliers. With nation-states and cyber criminals collaborating (wittingly or not), these new well-funded threats are impossible to tackle alone. 

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DDoS Extortion Wave Highlights Need for Cross-Border Cyber Intel Sharing

February 2021

In 2020, more than 100 financial services firms were targets of a wave of DDoS extortion attacks conducted by the same threat actor. The criminals methodically moved across jurisdictions in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific, attacking dozens of institutions of all types within weeks.

FS-ISAC credits its members’ willingness to share cyber intelligence with mitigating the impact and threat for the financial services industry. 

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DDoS by Region

DDoS subvertical

To learn more, see our latest Press Release

FS-ISAC thanks Shadowserver for their support in gathering some of this data.


The Rise and Rise of Ransomware

Published October 2020

With its attractive business model and multiple revenue streams, ransomware is a growing threat to financial services and their third party suppliers. While there are many steps you can take to prevent attacks, threat actors are evolving their tactics all the time.

If attacked, will you pay the ransomIndustry-specific threat intelligence is a critical tool in helping you decide.

To find out recent trends, the top five ransomware threat actors reported by members, and best practices to help prevent ransomware attacks, download the report. 

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