Patience and persistence trump technology in SolarWinds attack

As soon as the SolarWinds breach hit the news, press releases started pouring out of the cyber security industry with claims that their products or services would have prevented the breach, but talking to people in the trenches, that is a dangerous claim to believe. The truth it, human error and intention can defeat any security protocol or technology. We talked to Matthew Rosenquist and Steve Hanna about the only way to deal with security: vigilance.

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COVID19 and US Politics dominated security news in 2020

The security concerns of the 2020 election brought digital security to the forefront of the Western world’s attention and the buzz phrase “zero trust” went from tech company lip service to an actual technology feature. And for good reason. The biggest problem in digital security is not technological but human. People just didn’t want to make the effort to keep their data secure.

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