We are all responsible to the American people to safe-guard Coast Guard information. In this time of COVID-19 response we must adopt a heightened state of cybersecurity that considers our various alternate workplaces:
• Be aware of who may be listening! Ensure that no uninvited meeting attendees are gleaning information in your conference calls, through you home smart devices like “Alexa”, or even from outside of an open window.
• Be aware of an expected increase in phishing attempts. See CISA Tip Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks.
• Review your password best practices. See Choosing and Protecting Passwords and Supplementing Passwords for more information.
• Contact CISA to report incidents, phishing, malware, and other cybersecurity concerns.