Meet Ellen. As CISO for a regional bank, she spends her time spreading security awareness, coaching her managers, and supporting the selection of security tools. Ellen doesn’t know that her bank has been compromised, or that a nation-state has been funneling data out of her network with impunity. After three years of pleasant ignorance, Ellen happily retires from the bank and moves to Florida where she enjoys sailing.
Prevailion CEO Karim Hijazi discusses SolarWinds compromise with TD Ameritrade Network’s Oliver Renick.
As of mid-day Monday, the malicious update was still available for download on SolarWind’s website, according to Karim Hijazi, founder and chief executive of Prevailion Inc., a Maryland-based cybersecurity firm. Hijazi said his team compared the available download with security alerts identifying the tampered update, and it’s an exact match.
Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Myles Udland, and Julie Hyman speak with Prevailion CEO Karim Hijazi about yesterday’s big tech hearing.