It's of critical importance to foster communication about cybersecurity between vendors and their client. In this video, learn how to create an environment where suppliers are less afraid to talk about cybersecurity.
- [Instructor] To be able to achieve cybersecurity … between businesses, we have to facilitate conversations … about security and prioritize collaboration. … So communicating about cybersecurity … between businesses can be daunting. … People think it's scary to ask questions … or start a dialogue just in case they're penalized. … It's the impact of FUD, … fear that they might make a mistake or look bad, … uncertainty about the reactions … that they might get to questions they ask, … and doubt that they've done enough to be secure. … There are incentives not to talk about security … unless you're absolutely certain … that the worst has happened and you've had a breach. … Identifying and managing cyber risk … is a collaborative process within a business. … Outsourcing some of the responsibility … means that the conversation needs to include suppliers too. … Some of the challenges of developing … a collaborative cybersecurity culture … might come from within the business itself. … The legal team are used to having to assume …
- 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.