CISA Insights: Email-Based Attacks on Elections-Related Entities

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) - Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow

09/10/2020 02:42 PM EDT


Original release date: September 10, 2020
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released CISA Insights: Actions to Counter Email-Based Attacks on Elections-Related Entities in light of increased sophisticated phishing operations targeting individuals and groups involved in the upcoming U.S. elections.

CISA strongly recommends elections-related individuals and organizations to prioritize the protection of email accounts and systems.

  • Use provider-offered protections, if utilizing cloud email.
  • Secure user accounts on high value services.
  • Implement email authentication and other best practices.
  • Secure email gateway capabilities.

See the following resources for more information.

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