Cyber Safety Review Board to Probe Cloud Computing Risks Following Microsoft Incident
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Sources say the Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB), managed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and created by the Biden administration in 2021, will investigate risks in cloud computing, including Microsoft’s role in a recent breach of government officials’ email accounts by suspected Chinese hackers.
According to a Department of Homeland Security Official, the CSRB will broadly focus on risks to cloud computing infrastructure, including identity and authentication management, and will examine all relevant cloud service providers.
The Board’s decision to focus on cloud computing follows a request last month by Senator Ron Wyden to investigate Microsoft’s role in the breach. In a July 27 letter, Wyden asked Attorney General Merrick Garland, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan, and Cybersec…