Cyber Risk – SolarWinds Orion Advisory
Date: February 02, 2021
The Arthur Hall Insurance team is following the cyber insurance ramifications of the SolarWinds Orion Supply Chain Cyber Incident. FireEye, a cyber-security company, discovered this large cyber incident in December and the extent and scope of the occurrence is still unfolding. malware used in this cyber intrusion is also known as SUNBURST. The hackers compromised SolarWinds Orion software, which in turn impacted a large amount of government entities and private companies.
We are providing this notice due to the size of this incident as well as the cyber insurance marketplace response.
If you have not already done so, we recommend you contact your IT service provider, key third-party vendors, and any internal team, to determine if the software used in your environment is impacted by the SolarWinds Orion Supply Chain Cyber Incident.
If you suspect your organization has been compromised, please notify your Arthur Hall Insurance advisor so that we may provide further cyber risk strategic guidance.
A quick reference guide to the breach can be found with the Center for Internet Security – MS-ISAC Advisory. Additional resources regarding the supply chain concern can be found with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency.