With thousands of vendors, companies typically have limited grasp over supply chain security

Cyberattacks against SolarWinds and other widely implemented software offerings exposed a supply chain rife with exploitable weaknesses. (“SolarWinds letters” by sfoskett is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Cyberattacks against SolarWinds and other widely implemented software offerings exposed a supply chain rife with exploitable weaknesses. And still, most enterprises have little insight into the plethora of suppliers plugged into their networks.

While 80% of the 1,500 technology and procurement chiefs surveyed by BlueVoyant had experienced at least one breach caused by a third-party vendor 12 months prior, most (anywhere from 71% to 81%, depending on the industry) don’t monitor all third-party suppliers for cyber risk.

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