How Vulnerable is Your Supply Chain IT? And How Does Your Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solution Factor In?
Typically, the phrase "supply chain vulnerability" brings to mind physical threats like natural disasters that shut suppliers down, striking port workers, and hijackers who target truckloads of high-value goods. If a new report from Gartner is on target, four years from now that list will also include a wide range of information technology (IT) threats.
In the report, Living in a World Without Trust: When IT's Supply Chain Integrity and Online Infrastructure Get Pwned ("pwned" is a slang term made up by the hacker community that translates into being "owned" or beaten by an opponent) the research firm says that by 2017, IT supply chain integrity will be identified as a top security-related concern by Global 2000 IT leaders.