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Federal officials stress unprecedented levels of coordination as lawmakers continue probe of SolarWinds

By Charlie Mitchell / March 18, 2021

Senators on the Homeland Security Committee took their turn probing the federal response to the SolarWinds hack at a hearing that featured CISA, OMB and FBI officials citing extensive interagency cooperation, while lawmakers pressed on the need for more high-level direction and for upgrading the government’s overall approach to cyber defense.

“After the SolarWinds hack likely perpetrated by the Russian government our agencies were asked to self-analyze and review the effects of the attack when many did not have the...

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