CISA lists out free cybersecurity tools and services

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have offered a list of free cybersecurity tools and services that will help companies to defend themselves from cyber attacks.

Reports are in that the free to use 97- tools sourced from different tech company giants such as Microsoft, Cloudflare, Secureworks, Center for Internet Security, CrowdStrike, Tenable, AT&T Cybersecurity, Kali Linux Project, Splunk, SANS, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, Mandiant, IBM and Vmware along with Google will be available for access from February 21st, 2022 on the CISA repository and will help companies in keeping their IT infrastructure shielded from cyber attacks, thus increasing resilience.

CISA is also advising companies to proactively keep their networks secure enough by applying regular security updates, implementing multi-factor authentication, replacing obsolete software and hardware and deploying threat monitoring solutions for maintaining the best cyber hygiene practices to the utmost.

The law enforcement agency dedicated to cyber security of United States is just recommending tools from private companies and is in no way endorsing their brands or favoring any organization/agency/business.

For reference, please go through the Shields Up webpage that will act as a guide to protect most critical IT assets.

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Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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