SolarWinds SUNBURST Attack

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 »

Here’s How the Recent SolarWinds Supply Chain Attack Could Be Easily Stopped

A Cybersecurity Vaccine Exists – and It Is 99% Effective. Learn How to Inoculate Your Organization From Attacks in 2021 There's no sugarcoating it: COVID-19 helped make 2020 a bad year for almost everyone. There is one glaring exception, however -- sophisticated hacker collectives. For them, 2020 has been a veritable wonderland of opportunity with… 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 »