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CISA launches pilot program to provide alerts on ransomware vulnerabilities

By Sara Friedman / March 14, 2023

A new ransomware pilot program from CISA is designed to alert organizations of common vulnerabilities and help with mitigations before ransomware is exploited.

The Ransomware Vulnerability Warning Pilot was launched on Jan. 30 and announced by the agency on Monday. The pilot program was required under the 2022 Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act.

“The RVWP will identify organizations with internet-accessible vulnerabilities commonly associated with known ransomware actors by using existing services, data sources, technologies, and authorities, including...

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