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Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

The Cybersecurity Legal Task Force informs the legal profession and the public about cyberattacks —and provides strategies to minimize the risk of such attacks — through a variety of methods including webinars, monthly reports, and the Cybersecurity Institute.

National Cybersecurity Legal Institute

The National Cybersecurity Legal Institute is an annual conference that brings together experts from across fields and disciplines to share best practices and help keep you safe from a cyber attack.

Planning for the next National Cybersecurity Legal Institute is underway.  More information will be posted as it becomes available. 

Cybersecurity Legal Webinars

Similar to the institute, the task force also produces webinars to help you stay up-to-date on the latest trends in cybersecurity.

Details about the next Cybersecurity Legal Webinar will be posted  when they are known. Please check back.

Federal Government & FBI Private Industry Notifications (PINs)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation Cyber Division periodically releases Private Industry Notifications (PINs) to help cyber security professionals and system administrators guard against the persistent malicious actions of cyber criminals. 

The Cybersecurity Legal Task Force has partnered with the FBI to make the PINs available here:

Joint Cybersecurity Advisory: Sophisticated Spear Phishing Campaign Targets Government Organizations, IGOs, and NGOs

May 28, 2021

The same SolarWinds hackers, Nobelium,  are behind an ongoing spear phishing campaign targeting government agencies, think tanks, consultants and non-government entities.

View a screenshot of the spear phishing email meant to resemble a legitimate email from the US Agency for International Development. 3000 email accounts from 24 countries and more than 150 organizations wee targeted by this attack, according to Microsoft.

Read the CISA/FBI Advisory [PDF] released today which includes mitigation strategy. 



Articles written by Task Force members can be found here, and serve as a resource available anytime you are looking for best practices in the fight against cyber attacks:

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