Podcast: How did the U.S. government get hacked?

SolarWinds' banner hangs at the New York Stock Exchange

At least five federal agencies are confirmed to have been breached as part of a months-long hacking campaign tied to Russia. While the full extent of the breach remains to be determined, Tarah Wheeler explains how a surreptitiously inserted backdoor in a software update from the firm SolarWinds enabled the hack, and what the incoming Biden administration can do to raise the bar on U.S. cybersecurity.