The breach, which was missed by federal cybersecurity agencies, is much broader than first estimated, with experts now saying Russia exploited as many as 250 government and private-sector networks.
By establishing strong supply chain risk management requirements and verifying all updates for critical networks and third-party software, agencies can better protect their networks against future incursions.
To help agency leaders mitigate the SolarWinds Orion software compromise, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued new guidance and posted two new resources.
The massive hacking campaign that breached multiple federal government agencies via Solarwinds software has Defense Department officials taking a closer look at protecting some of its more nascent efforts – namely, software factories.
Hackers stole information from computer systems in the U.S. government, economy and critical infrastructure and have likely left malware on them that can be used for follow-on attacks.
These annual awards honor the individuals in the federal IT community who have gone far beyond their assigned duties to make a difference.
Approximately 50 organizations downloaded malicious code via SolarWinds software and were "genuinely impacted" by the sophisticated hacking campaign, according to FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia.
IT leaders must develop a data strategy with security and recovery performance in mind.
A study released by the Internet Association measures states’ efforts in cybersecurity and IT modernization.
States are facing lower than projected tax revenues even as demand for technology services grows in the wake of the pandemic.