All CISAC News News March 17, 2021

Why America will never be safe from cyberattacks

The U.S. government is still managing the fallout from two separate, massive cyberattacks linked to Russian and Chinese hackers, with a White House task force meeting this past Monday to probe the most recent attack, which involved Microsoft’s (MSFT) e-mail software. Herb Lin said, “Nobody knows how to make a system that is usable and perfectly secure.
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It's impossible to stop all hacks, and a lack of cybersecurity experts isn't helping

The U.S. government is still managing the fallout from two separate, massive cyberattacks linked to Russian and Chinese hackers, with a White House task force meeting this past Monday to probe the most recent attack, which involved Microsoft’s (MSFT) e-mail software.

On Thursday, the Senate’s homeland security committee will hold a hearing to probe the other attack, which exploited a vulnerability in a software company called SolarWinds (SWI) in one of history’s most far-reaching cyberattacks on governments and private companies.

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