Bluepurple Pulse: week ending March 6th
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Welcome to the weekly highlights and analysis of the blueteamsec subreddit.
Operationally this week it is fair to say there is a degree of tension and unease. On one hand there has been disruption around Conti’s criminal operations due to their leaks (more below) and also reports Raidforums has been seized by the FBI - all good news. On the flipside the inbounds from organisations asking ‘should we be worried about Russian cyber’ has picked up with no hard evidence of increased threat.. fascinating wait and see times..
In the high-level this week:
Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act of 2022 - passed in the US senate which has a wide range of implications - Under the new legislation, current federal cybersecurity laws will be updated. All federal civilian agencies will be required to report any substantial cyber-attacks to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and more.
Proposal for new telecoms security regulations and code of practice - consultation opened in…