SolarWinds: company at the core of the Orion hack falls under scrutiny

Texas-based firm, which has become an industry dominant player, provides monitoring services to corporations and federal agencies

The revelation that elite cyber spies in past months conducted the largest hack against US officials in years has put the spotlight on SolarWinds, the Texas-based company whose software was compromised while servicing some of the biggest agencies and companies in the United States.

SolarWinds provides computer networking monitoring services to corporations and government agencies around the world, and has become a dominant player since it was founded in 1999.

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Source: theguardian