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Insecure Connections: Enterprises hacked after neglecting third-party risks Print E-mail
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Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks It is said that an enterprise is only as secure as its weakest link. Today, that weak link often turns out to be partners, suppliers, and others with persistent network and application access. These weak links have certainly placed third-party security into the spotlight. As we’ve seen this year, multiple breaches have been the direct result of security lapses at partners and third-party suppliers or vendors. Most notably, the Target breach was reportedly the result of a compromised contractor. While Target Corp. was the most visible, it certainly wasn’t the only breach this year involving the IT supply chain.

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