Supply chain attacks demonstrate the need for multiple controls

If you’ve been paying attention to security news over the last few days, you’ve no doubt heard about the SolarWinds security compromise that has affected several US government agencies, the cybersecurity company FireEye, and possibly thousands of other private companies. I don’t want to give a detailed analysis of the event here, as there are better, more insightful posts about it elsewhere, but here’s a quick summary:

SolarWinds is the distributor of Orion, a network management program designed for large, enterprise-level networks. Essentially, a yet-to-be-identified (“officially,” at least — most analysts…

Tim Smith

Cybersecurity and Communication.

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