Supply chain security is definitely weak and it deserves greater attention.
Hoboken, New Jersey (PRWEB)
October 12, 2017
A NYC area IT security consultant and MSP discusses the supply chain cyber-security problem involving third-party vendors and software downloads. The company then offers tips to help business leaders strengthen network defenses in a new article on the eMazzanti Technologies website.
In the informative article, the company discusses how cyber-criminals are increasingly gaining access to sensitive data through vendors and cites prominent examples and alarming statistics to support its case. The article then offers three practical steps that business leaders can follow to guard against unauthorized access through third-party suppliers they depend on to provide critical services.
The article urges readers to increase security collaboration with vendors, know and monitor all network access points, and limit access to data and networks. It concludes by encouraging business leaders to act now and invest more in security.
“Cyber-criminals are sneaking in through the back door and trusted package deliveries,” stated Jennifer Mazzanti, CEO, eMazzanti Technologies. “Supply chain security is definitely weak and it deserves greater attention.”
Below are a few excerpts from the article, “3 Tips for Stronger Supply Chain Cyber-Security.”
“The Target and CCleaner attacks are just two examples of many that highlight the need for greater supply chain cyber-security. According to a 2016 National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) presentation, 80% of cyber breaches begin in the supply chain.”
“Start with the vendor contract. Build specific security policies and procedures into all third-party agreements. Where possible,…