CISA Cybersecurity Alerts 6.15.23
Ep 52 | 6.15.23

CISA Alert AA23-165A – Understanding Ransomware Threat Actors: LockBit.

Show Notes

CISA, FBI, the MS-ISAC, and international partners are releasing this Cybersecurity Advisory to detail LockBit ransomware incidents and provide recommended mitigations to enable network defenders to proactively improve their organization’s defenses against this ransomware operation.

AA23-165A Alert, Technical Details, and Mitigations is a whole-of-government approach that gives one central location for ransomware resources and alerts.

See the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Controls (CIS Controls) for information on strengthening an organization’s cybersecurity posture through implementing a prescriptive, prioritized, and simplified set of best.

See the CIS Community Defense Model 2.0 (CDM 2.0) for the effectiveness of the CIS Controls against the most prevalent types of attacks and how CDM 2.0 can be used to design, prioritize, implement, and improve an organization’s cybersecurity program.

See Blueprint for Ransomware Defense for a clear, actionable framework for ransomware mitigation, response, and recovery built around the CIS Controls.

No-cost cyber hygiene services: Cyber Hygiene Services and Ransomware Readiness Assessment.

U.S. DIB sector organizations may consider signing up for the NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center’s DIB Cybersecurity Service Offerings, including Protective Domain Name System services, vulnerability scanning, and threat intelligence collaboration for eligible organizations. For more information on how to enroll in these services, email 

To report incidents and anomalous activity or to request incident response resources or technical assistance related to these threats, contact CISA at, or call (888) 282-0870, or report incidents to your local FBI field office.