Incident & Breach Response , Managed Detection & Response (MDR) , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

SolarWinds Hack: 'We're at a Vulnerable Period in History'

Tom Kellermann of VMware Carbon Black on the Impact, Scale of Intrusion
Tom Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy, VMware Carbon Black

The supply chain attack targeting SolarWinds was planned for months and intensified since the November election, says Tom Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy for VMware Carbon Black. “Unprecedented” is how he describes the scale of the attack and level of sophistication.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Kellermann discusses:

  • The impact of the SolarWinds breach;
  • What to expect next from nation-state adversaries;
  • Lessons learned from past incidents and how to respond.

Kellermann, head of cybersecurity strategy at VMware Carbon Black, is the former CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures. He held a seat on the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President of the United States and served as an adviser to the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance. When he served as chief cybersecurity officer for Trend Micro, he was responsible for analysis of emerging cybersecurity threats and relevant defensive technologies.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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