Suspected Russian Hack Fuels New US Action against Cybersecurity

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Suspected Russian Hack Fuels New US Action against Cybersecurity

Jolted by a comprehensive hack that may have exposed government and corporate secrets to Russia, U.S. officials are striving to reinforce the nation’s cyber defenses.

The breach, which hijacked popularly used software from Texas-based SolarWinds Inc., has unveiled civilian government networks’ profound vulnerability and the constraints of efforts to identify threats.

Anne Neuberger, the recently appointed deputy national security adviser for cyber and emergency technology, said in a statement that it highlighted the investments they need to make in cybersecurity to have the visibility to block these attacks in the coming future.

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