Blister in the Sunburst

January 12, 2021 Season 1 Episode 1
Blister in the Sunburst
Show Notes

The SolarWinds cybersecurity breach, known as Sunburst, made global headlines in December and drew widespread suspicion of being a Russian-based nation-state attack.  

Kicking off our new SON OF A BREACH! podcast series, we’ll shine a spotlight on state-sponsored cyber-espionage. Join host Randy Watkins, Chief Technology Officer at CRITICALSTART, as he welcomes industry guests Ben Johnson, CTO and co-founder of Obsidian Security, former chief security strategist and co-founder of Carbon Black, and former NSA computer scientist and cyber engineer for the intelligence community; and Quentin Rhoads-Herrera, director of Professional Services and leader of TEAMARES offensive and defensive teams at CRITICALSTART

Expert commentary and conversations will cover the implications of the SolarWinds breach and what’s next, including: 

  • The nature of nation-state attacks 
  • Ramifications for security policy  
  • Potential response to the Sunburst attack against the U.S. 
  • Nation-state exploits and how advanced they’ve become 
  • Additional perspectives on information security