The Homeland Security Department plans to update its system for automatically sharing cybersecurity threat information with companies, critical infrastructure providers and other federal agencies this coming summer or fall, a top official said last week.
More than 200 organizations have signed up to automatically receive the indicators, but most of them aren’t using that information to automatically block malicious traffic into their networks, Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary in Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, said.
Generally, that’s because customer organizations say the indicators don’t include enough information for them to determine what’s truly relevant, Manfra told an audience at the industry group US Telecom’s cybersecurity policy forum.
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The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) free Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) can be accessed at: https://www.us-cert.gov/ais
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