Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT) is a part of Department of Information Technology and Telecom, Ministry of Information and Communication. BtCIRT mission is to enhance cyber security in Bhutan by enabling cyber security information coordination and by establishing computer security incident handling capabilities within the country. The BtCIRT’s mandate has been approved by the Lhengye Zhungtshog/Cabinet vide Government order number C-2/104/310 dated 20th May 2016.The team has commenced its operation from April 2016. For detailed mandate and roles of the team, click here.

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  • Securing SSH

    SSH is a software package that enables system administrators to securely  administer their systems from a remote network with user authentication, commands, output, and file transfers being encrypted to protect against attacks in the network. While it is much more secure than common login services such as telnet, ftp, rlogin, rsh, and rcp, its  default installation isn’t hardened. This advisory covers some of the hardening measures you can take to secure ssh. For details visit: Securing SSHread more »
  • Securing SSH

    SSH is a software package that enables system administrators to securely administer their systems from a remote network with user authentication,commands, output, and file transfers being encrypted to protect against attacks in the network. ​While it is much more secure than ​c​ommon login services such as telnet, ftp, rlogin, rsh, and rcp, its default installation isn’t hardened. This advisory covers some of the hardening steps you can take to secure ssh. Please find advisory here: Securing SSH.read more »
  • Security Updates from Cisco

    Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in earlier version of multiple products. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. Therefore, BtCIRT recommends  users and administrators to review Cisco Security Updates for more details on affected products and apply the necessary updates immediately. Patch and be Protected.read more »
  • Security updates from Adobe

    Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting earlier version of multiple products. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. Therefore, BtCIRT recommends  users and administrators to review Adobe Security Updates for more details and apply the necessary updates immediately. Patch and be Protected.read more »
  • Security Updates for Chrome

    Google has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting earlier version of chrome  for Mac, Linux, Windows and android. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. Therefore, BtCIRT recommends  users and administrators to review Chrome Release   for more details  and apply the necessary updates. Patch and be Protected.read more »
  • Improper Handling of Hardware debug exception

    Several  operating systems or hypervisors do not expect or properly handle an Intel architecture hardware debug exception in certain circumstance, due to interpretation of potentially unclear existing documentation and guidance on the use of these instructions.This improper handling may allow an attacker to utilize operating system APIs to gain access to sensitive memory information or control low-level operating system functions. Therefore, BtCIRT recommends all its constituents to check  with your operating system or software vendor for updates to address this issue and apply updates. A …read more »
  • Security Updates from Adobe

    Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting earlier version of multiple products. If left unpatched, attackers could exploit them and gain complete control of the system. Therefore, BtCIRT recommends  users and administrators to review Adobe Security Updates for more details and apply the necessary updates immediately. Patch and be Protected.    read more »