Lessons Learned from the SolarWinds SUNBURST Attack

Should We Prioritize Detection or Prevention? The XM Factor Is Needed. In 1736, Benjamin Franklin famously advised fire-threatened Philadelphians that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When considering the recent SolarWinds SUNBURST backdoor attack, which impacted a reported 18,000 United States government agencies and myriad large global corporations, this proverb holds… Read More »

Supply Chain and Cyber Risks

What is a Cyber Supply Chain Attack? A supply chain attack, which is also called a value-chain or third-party attack, occurs when someone infiltrates your system through an outside partner or provider with access to your systems and data. Supply Chain Connections Suppliers commonly have access to their customer’s networks to simplify the supply chain.… Read More »