January 17, 2021
Biden promises SolarWinds hack won’t go ‘unanswered,’ calls for official attribution
President-elect Biden says the Trump administration downgraded cybersecurity as a key policy priority, opening the door to the SolarWinds attack, while also calling for public attribution of the perpetrator and pledging a response, likely in cyberspace.
“We can't let this go unanswered,” Biden said during a press conference today. “That means making clear and publicly who was responsible for the attack and taking meaningful steps to hold them in account.”
Biden said, “I believe that when I learn the extent...