Texas-based SolarWinds is at the centre of the largest cybersecurity attack in recent memory. Photo: Reuters Texas-based SolarWinds is at the centre of the largest cybersecurity attack in recent memory. Photo: Reuters
Texas-based SolarWinds is at the centre of the largest cybersecurity attack in recent memory. Photo: Reuters

Cybersecurity

Former SolarWinds adviser says he warned of lax security years before suspected Russian hack

  • Former SolarWinds security adviser Ian Thornton-Trump says he warned management of cybersecurity risks and laid out a plan to improve it in 2017 but was ignored
  • ‘My belief is that from a security perspective, SolarWinds was an incredibly easy target to hack,’ Thornton-Trump says

Topic |   Cybersecurity
Texas-based SolarWinds is at the centre of the largest cybersecurity attack in recent memory. Photo: Reuters Texas-based SolarWinds is at the centre of the largest cybersecurity attack in recent memory. Photo: Reuters
Texas-based SolarWinds is at the centre of the largest cybersecurity attack in recent memory. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE