[iw] - Microsoft president: The only reason we know about SolarWinds hack is because FireEye told us
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Tue Feb 23 18:17:01 EST 2021
Microsoft president: The only reason we know about SolarWinds hack is because FireEye told us
• The massive hack into government systems through a software contractor would have remained unknown by the public if not for one company’s decision to be transparent about a breach of its systems, Microsoft President Brad Smith told lawmakers at a hearing Tuesday.
• Smith’s testimony highlights how cybersecurity incidents can potentially go undisclosed.
• He planned to tell lawmakers that private sector companies should be required to be transparent about significant breaches of their systems.
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