DarkSide Hack on Colonial Pipeline Fuels Regulators to Require Better Cybersecurity Protection

The May 2021 cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline caused gasoline shortages up and down the East Coast and ultimately forced Colonial to pay millions of dollars in ransom to remove malicious software and fully restore its system’s capabilities. Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice Group members Anthony Hendricks and Jordan E.M. Sessler discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s steps to protect against cyber threats and the importance of learning from past mistakes in order to prevent future issues. More.