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HeartBleed vulnerability - The Next Steps

Karen ThompsonKaren Thompson

The NZITF has produced a document outlining the next steps that organisations can take as they work to protect themselves against he HeartBleed vulnerability.

In addition to the immediate 3 steps outlined in previous advisories, 3 new steps have been highlighted.

  1. Establish if your site’s servers are vulnerable.
  2. Patch the vulnerable servers.
  3. Revoke/reissue certificates.
  4. Prepare a Public Statement
  5. Conduct a Security Risk Assessment
  6. Recommend Password Resets

The detailed guidelines are available on our Resources page.