The SolarWinds hack proves US cyber defenses are a mess — here’s how to fix them

The SolarWinds hack proves US cyber defenses are a mess — here’s how to fix them

March 9, 2021 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

The SolarWinds hack was more than just one of the most devastating cyberattacks in history. It was a major breach of national security that revealed gaps in U.S. cyber defenses. These gaps include inadequate security by a major software producer, fragmented authority for government support to the private sector, and a national shortfall in software and cybersecurity skills. None of these gaps is easily bridged, but the scope and impact of the SolarWinds attack show how critical they are to U.S. national security. The SolarWinds breach, likely carried out by a group affiliated with Russia’s FSB security service, compromised the…

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