Identify key technologies and equipment through government reviews and public-private partnerships to identify risk.
Ensure minimum viable manufacturing capacity through strategic investment, where analysis has determined that the private capital market will not suffice, and through the creation of economic clusters.
Protect supply chains from compromise through better intelligence, information sharing and product testing.
Stimulate a domestic market through targeted infrastructure investment, as necessary, and ensuring the ability of firms to offer products in the United States similar to those offered in foreign markets.
Ensure global competitiveness of trusted supply chains, including American and partner companies, in the face of Chinese and anti-competitive behavior in global markets.
With the media giant only the latest in a long string of entities targeted by ransomware gangs, cybersecurity experts emphasized the need for public and private sectors alike to recognize the impact such incidents have on the ability for businesses across the all industries to remain standing.
information security officer of Walmart’s global information security department, spoke to Jill Aitoro as part SC Media's Cybersecurity Awareness Month special report, about the the nuanced responsibilities of security teams in the retail industry.