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How Agencies Can Tackle Supply Chain Cybersecurity Threats

Posted on March 18, 2021 in Articles | by

Cybersecurity professionals have worried for years about the insidious risk posed by supply chain attacks — that sophisticated attackers with the ability to breach the internal systems of technology vendors might inject malicious code directly into devices that agencies rely on to perform their work.

Worst of all, this code could be delivered through trusted update mechanisms, rendering it virtually undetectable by traditional IT security defenses.

At the end of 2020, federal agencies saw this nightmare scenario come to life when officials at network management vendor SolarWinds revealed that the company had been the victim of just such an attack.

Published March 2021 in FedTech Magazine.
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