Sam Abadir, Director of Industry Solutions, NAVEX Global | Blake Gardner, Third-Party Risk Manager, Crowe
In December of last year there was a cyber-attack suspected to have been perpetrated by Russian hackers. The attack was traced back to a third party – a network management software vendor, SolarWinds. Among its 300,000 customers, SolarWinds believes 18,000 customers may have been affected by the attack, including multiple U.S. government agencies and prominent technology vendors and service providers.
This attack is a stark reminder of the third and fourth-party vulnerabilities that lurk in the supply chain. Join this session to hear experts deconstruct the SolarWinds hack and learn ways to proactively mitigate and manage similar risks facing your organization.
What you’ll learn:
•Better tactics to evaluate third-party risk across your compliance and IT functions
•How to map and monitor the entire third-party supply chain ecosystem to protect your company
•How to use compliance as a business strategy, not insurance policy