January 17, 2021
Air Force response to SolarWinds hack: Preserve commercial partnerships, improve transparency into security efforts
Wary of possible calls to abandon commercial partnerships following the massive SolarWinds breach, Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicolas Chaillan is advocating instead for more transparency into businesses’ security practices.
Chaillan has also demanded a heightened defense posture and warned the service is bound to be a major target for cyberattacks in the years ahead.
In a recent interview with Inside Defense, Chaillan said he hasn’t seen evidence of an intrusion into Air Force programs using SolarWinds software but emphasized...