The Center for Internet Security has launched the CIS Controls Self-Assessment Tool, or CIS CSAT, to enable organizations to track and prioritize their implementation of the CIS Controls. The tool includes features such as the ability to:
Delegate questions to other team members
Set deadlines for each CIS Control and sub-control
Collect documentation related to your findings
Capture team discussion about each assessment question
Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients publication that aims to provide voluntary cybersecurity practices to healthcare organizations of all types and sizes, ranging from local clinics to large hospital systems. The guide is available at Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients.
Over the weekend, China launched a satellite into low-earth orbit, the first step of a plan toÂ provide global satellite internetÂ to people who still donâ€™t have reliable access. Nearly 3.8 billion peopleÂ are unconnected to the internet, and women and rural poor are particularly affected. The satellite, called Hongyun-1, took off at Chinaâ€™s national launching site Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Saturday (Dec. 22). Hongyun-1, or â€œrainbow cloud,â€ is the first of 156 satellites of the same name developed by state-owned spacecraft makerÂ China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC). A Long March 11 rocket, made by another state-owned firm, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, carried the Hongyun-1.