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SolarWinds Cyber-Attack Has Significant Implications for Developers and Contractors

ICYMI, on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an update about what it termed “a major incident under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act”: the global SolarWinds cyberattack that had compromised its email system. (SolarWinds is a software provider. In December, 2020, SolarWinds revealed that cybercriminals had injected malware … Continue Reading

SolarWinds Cyber-Attack: CISA Recommends Disconnecting

On the heels of the concerning security incident experienced by FireEye [view related post], during the investigation of its own incident, FireEye discovered that multiple updates issued by SolarWinds, a cybersecurity firm that many governmental and private companies use to monitor networks, were “trojanized” and malware was inserted into the updates between March and May … Continue Reading

SolarWinds and Cyber Liability Insurance – What Businesses Need to Know

The SolarWinds cyber-attack is on everyone’s mind this week, given that most experts believe this cyber-attack will have broad impact across both the public and private sectors. For more details about the SolarWinds attack,  please read this. The sheer breadth of this attack led me to reflect on the role of cyber-liability insurance for businesses … Continue Reading
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