IBM CEO Arvind Krishna, who calls cybersecurity the “biggest problem” of the next two decades, regrets SolarWinds, which was hit hard by one of the most damaging cyber attacks in computing history.
“First of all, I feel sorry for you [SolarWinds] because it was a really cunning and vicious attack; It took a long time, ”he said, referring to the SolarWinds violation that occurred in December and reverberated across the technology landscape, including Microsoft. “So to the best of our knowledge we were not affected. I just leave it at that. “
The lesson from the SolarWinds breach is that the tech industry is busy, Krishna said. “You should always be paranoid, you should always be very, very careful.”
For companies like IBM staying safe in the current threat landscape is a “massive investment,” said Krishna. “If I took that away …