Episode 211: Solorigate

Episode 211: Solorigate

Episode 211: Solorigate 560 420 Carlos L Chacon

Microsoft released a lengthy white paper on the SolarWinds hack affecting thousands of computers. This is scary stuff, and the details continue to come out slowly and you wonder how it all will play out. Many IT pros rely on SolarWinds for monitoring and in this episode, we discuss the exploit, how mere mortals like us might feel a bit overwhelmed at the prospect, and what our due diligence is in a scenario like this.

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“Somebody was able to get access to check-in code…this was a fairly sophisticated set of defense mechanisms. Security professionals and SolarWinds employees don’t see anything out of the ordinary; it’s only outsiders who do, and only in production.”

Kevin Feasel
Episode 211: Solorigate

3 Takeaways

  1. Carlos: Just turn off your internet access now . . .
  2. Eugene: It will be interesting to see what happens with the SentryOne merger.
  3. Kevin: Keep your applications patched.

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