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Cisco: Do You Know How Secure Your Software Vendors Are?

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Third parties remain a critical source of security risk.  The recent discovery of malware embedded within the consumer application CCleaner, discovered by Cisco’s Talos cybersecurity research team, reminds us that cyber hygiene lies not just within ourselves.

Talos stated in its September 18th Update: “Supply chain attacks are a very effective way to distribute malicious software into target organizations. This is because with supply chain attacks, the attackers are relying on the trust relationship between a manufacturer or supplier and a customer. Therefore, as we leverage the capabilities of third party software, this trust relationship is then abused to attack organizations and individuals.”

Those who seek to gain access to information for control, economic gain or espionage are capitalizing on the benefit of attacking the ‘weakest link of the chain.’  The value chain, that third-party ecosystem to which each of us is intimately connected in a digital economy, must be part of your security hygiene.

Read the entire article here, Do You Know How Secure Your Software Vendors Are?

Via the fine folks at Cisco Systems.

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