Past Event

The SolarWinds/Holiday Bear Hack: Shifting Cyberespionage Standards

March 19, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies presents

Expert Panel: The SolarWinds/Holiday Bear Hack: Shifting the Standards of Cyberespionage

Peter Clement, Viisiting Senior Research Scholar, SIWPS

Jason Healey, Senior Research Scholar, SIWPS/SIPA

JD Work, Bren Chair for Cyber Conflict and Security, Marine Corps University, Research Scholar, SIWPS

Moderated by Kimberly Marten, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Barnard College; Member, SIWPS

Advance registration required. Registrants will be sent a Zoom link prior to the event. 

The widespread compromise of nine US government agencies and numerous commercial firms through the vulnerabilities in SolarWinds have been reported as an act of "cyber terrorism", or an "act of war" conducted through cyberspace. In this panel, experts will discuss the landscape of cyber conflict, the nuances of cyberespionage, and what large-scale cyber incidents like SolarWinds means for the future of cyberspace.

Contact Information

Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies