Supply Chain Threats
Security experts at SC Congress Chicago addressed issues in supply chain risk management.
The Chinese network equipment maker is under fire in Australia, Canada and the United States over concerns that its code presents cyber espionage capabilities.
The 18-month White House probe determined that there is no evidence that Huawei was involved in spying on behalf of the Chinese government, which runs counter to a U.S. House report released last week.
The automotive industry is just one vertical whose supply chain heavily relies on communications and document exchanges. But it must be careful that, in an effort to shave costs, security is not sacrificed.
Critical infrastructure firms are not adequately securing their "cyber supply chains," and thus face an increased risk of attacks that could impact business operations and disrupt service delivery, according to new analyst findings.
One weak link in the global supply chain could result in malware being installed on a widely deployed product, reports Angela Moscaritolo.
IBM last week distributed complimentary, but malware-infected USB drives to attendees of an Australian information security conference.