October 23, 2021
CISA chief Easterly says SolarWinds attack is propelling key cyber initiatives focused on ‘visibility’
The late 2020 SolarWinds attack affecting federal and private-sector systems has been the catalyst for a series of cybersecurity initiatives aimed at improving collaboration and visibility into government and industry networks, according to CISA Director Jen Easterly.
The attack led to a “lessons learned in how to secure identity in a cloud environment,” Easterly said in a Tuesday “Washington Post Live” interview with Post columnist David Ignatius. Most particularly, she said, President Biden’s May cybersecurity executive order “addresses...