Bloomberg Law
April 16, 2021, 9:00 AM

Biden’s Russia Strike Marks Shift in U.S. Cybersecurity Strategy

Jake Holland
Jake Holland

President Joe Biden‘s attribution of the SolarWinds Corp. supply chain attack to Russian nation-state actors signals a new chapter for the U.S. government in handling continued cyberthreats, attorneys and industry professionals say.

The government’s naming of Russia as the perpetrator of the attack is a “significant step” in its response to the wide-scale hack, said Michael Morgan, a privacy and cybersecurity partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.

“It’s a big deal because to actually say it means the U.S. government is pointing the finger at another nation-state actor and imposing consequences on ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.