CIO Applications - 2020-04-16
On December 13, 2020, a grave announcement by a major IT company, SolarWinds, shook the world. Threat actors hacked into the company’s infrastructure and used it to send malware in the form of updates to its clients. The attack not only compromised the network integrity of thousands of companies but also caused widespread panic. Soon, it was classified as a ‘grave risk to the U.S. Government at all levels’ by the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA).