Analysts estimate that up to 80% of cyber breaches originate in the supply chain. Making matters worse, organizations that enter into third-party business relationships take the security practices of the vendor into their own risk profiles.
Earlier in the year, the World Trade Organization (WTO) published the 2019 edition of its Global Value Chain Development Report entitled Technological Innovation, Supply Chain Trade, and Workers in a Globalized World.
Analysts estimate that up to 80% of cyber breaches may originate in supply chains—attacks where hackers sabotage software or hardware before it’s sent to the customer. Protecting supply chains is therefore an absolute priority for all organizations.
Senior information security experts from the aviation and energy sectors recently took part in a panel discussion about the challenges of securing the critical supply chain. They were taking part in a Financial Times cyber security conference in London.