CISA Official Offers Details into China-Led Attacks of U.S. Managed Service Providers

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s cyber threat analysis chief shared fresh details this week around an ongoing campaign of cyberattacks linked to the Chinese government, specifically targeting managed service providers.

“The core issue with the compromise of managed service providers is that it really gives the attacker a force-multiplier effect,” CISA’s Rex Booth said at a summit hosted by FCW Thursday.

Earlier this year, Homeland Security conducted a series of webinars to educate the American public about the rising attacks that take advantage of companies’ possible internal vulnerabilities.

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