Building an understanding amongst your suppliers and educating them on cybersecurity is a practice that is a benefit for everyone involved. In this video, explore how offering services, information, and advice to the supply chain is an effective and preventative cybersecurity measure.
- [Instructor] Cybersecurity is difficult. … It can take years to achieve the … level of knowledge needed for just … one of many cyber roles within a business. … So sharing knowledge, … not just about breaches, … can have a huge impact on your supplier security. … There's been a bunch of research … into behaviors in cyber security … and it's come back with the obvious answer. … People do security when it's easy. … So let's remember that our suppliers are people too. … Especially in smaller businesses, … employees are just about keeping their … head above water during the day job. … A rain of additional cybersecurity requirements … is disruptive to that. … The people in this situation just … don't have time to understand the problem … so they ignore it … or they find a workaround. … Making security less of a giant leap … into the unknown can speed up transformation … and it doesn't necessarily require … a large investment on the customer side. … Without investment businesses can … share knowledge that you've already learned the hard way, …
- Recognize how business and technology together create a supply chain cybersecurity problem.
- Identify how cybersecurity defines and maintains boundaries.
- Analyze how common cybersecurity practices compare to supply chain security issues.
- Give examples of how cybersecurity is implemented throughout an organization.
- Differentiate between prescriptive-based requirements and goal-based cybersecurity, with an identified supply chain risk.
- Provide evidence for why communicating about cybersecurity between businesses can be daunting.