Showing posts with label Hacking. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hacking. Show all posts

Monday, January 11, 2021

The SolarWinds hack seems to be breathing new life into the supply chain security effort.

The #SolarWinds hack seems to be breathing new life into the supply chain #security effort
| #TpromoCom #CyberSecurity | The General Services Administration could soon start requiring on-site assessments of certain federal contractors under a new program to scrutinize risks to the supply chain https://bit.ly/39oAaiL

Tucked into the draft of a new governmentwide acquisition vehicle for information technology services called Polaris is language describing a tool to “identify, assess and monitor supply chain risks of critical vendors.” It would use classified and unclassified sources.

GSA said once the tool it’s developing—referred to as the Vendor Risk Assessment Program—is complete, “the contractor agrees




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Saturday, December 19, 2020

Integrators: Beware More Supply Chain Cyber Attacks


Integrators: Beware More Supply Chain Cyber Attacks
 
| #TpromoCom #SolarWinds #Hacker #Hackers #CyberSecurity | The SolarWinds hack is an example of a supply chain attack that integrators and AV software companies need to defend against.

The recent news of a large-scale attack on the part of a foreign government utilizing popular network monitoring tools should have integrators questioning the security of the remote monitoring tools they use.

U.S. government officials, cybersecurity experts and tech giants are working around the clock to uncover more evidence and possibly other supply chain attack vectors after IT software company SolarWinds disclosed that versions of its popular Orion product was compromised by foreign cyber actors.

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