Security Catch-22

10 Feb 2021

I’ve got hundreds of different vendors we use, from Microsoft to Box, Zoom, Slack, and so on. It only takes one,” says Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of the antivirus maker Malwarebytes, which disclosed in January that it had been a victim of the suspected Russian hacking spree. “It’s a catch-22. Rely on one vendor and you’re screwed if they get hit. Rely on multiple and all it takes is one. Rely on the big brands and deal with the consequences that they’re the most targeted. Rely on the small brands and deal with the consequences that they’re not yet investing in security.

SolarWinds hack on Wired

This is so well said!


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