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Today, 59% of data breaches originate with third-party vendors. And, as globalization brings more interconnected supply chains, that number is anticipated to grow.
Third-party vendors are an essential part of today’s business ecosystem. A study by Gartner finds that, in 2019, 60% of organizations work with more than 1,000 third parties and those networks are only expected to grow.
Companies are becoming increasingly reliant on third-party relationships, and cyber attacks originating in the systems of third parties are on the rise.
This post was originally published March 15, 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness
This post was originally published November 12, 2015 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness
Digital relationships with third-party vendors increase opportunities for growth, but they also increase opportunities for cyberattacks — a recent study found that 61% of U.S. companies said...