CLE Readings for NYU Law Forum “The SolarWinds Breach: What Happened and Where Do We Go From Here?”

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Espionage attempts like the SolarWinds hack are inevitable, so it’s safer to focus on defense – not retaliation, William Akoto, The Conversation, January 29, 2021.

Six Russian GRU Officers Charged in Connection with Worldwide Deployment of Destructive Malware and Other Disruptive Actions in Cyberspace, Department of Justice, October 19, 2020.

Cyberattack Attribution and International Law, Kristen Eichensehr, Just Security, July 24, 2020. 

“Strategic Silence” and State-Sponsored Hacking: The US Gov’t and SolarWinds, Kristen Eichensehr, Just Security, December 18, 2020.

SolarWinds Government Data Breach Leads to Securities Action, Brooke Gottlieb and Joseph Hartunian, JD Supra, January 8, 2021. 

Why war exclusions need to evolve for cyber insurance to be effective, Alicja Grzadkowska, Insurance Business America, December 7, 2020. 

SolarWinds not the only company used to hack targets, tech execs say at hearing, Laura Hautala, CNET, February 24, 2021.

The U.S. Needs a Cyber State of Distress to Withstand the Next SolarWinds, Tasha Jhangiani, Lawfare, Febraury 17, 2021.

The SolarWinds Hack: How Companies Should Assess the Damage, Kimberly Peretti and Emily Poole, Bloomberg Law, January 19, 2021.

Top Expert Backgrounder: Russia’s SolarWinds Operation and International Law, Michael Schmitt, Just Security, December 21, 2020. 

A moment of reckoning: the need for a strong and global cybersecurity response, Brad Smith, Microsoft On the Issues, December 17, 2020.

SolarWinds hack spotlights a thorny legal problem: Who to blame for espionage?, Tim Starks, Cyber Scoop, December 30, 2020.