For better or for worse, 2021 was the year of the supply chain. From countless headlines of the latest shortage to the blaring alarms after every major cyber-attack, the supply chain – and its weaknesses – were exploited regularly throughout the year.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. The constant reverberation of vulnerabilities in the supply chain helped create a renewed, heightened focus on improving cyber resilience and cyber hygiene.
While that keen focus has been much needed, there are still key cybersecurity challenges facing the supply chain. As organizations have become better at mitigating and preventing direct cybersecurity attacks, bad actors have also improved their strategies and redirected their energies to more indirect targets.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Industry Blog - SecZetta authored by SecZetta. Read the original post at: https://www.seczetta.com/third-party-risk-in-the-supply-chain/