The rise of breaches caused by third-party vendors reached an all-time high in 2018. This has driven organizations to take a much closer look at supplier and contractor security controls, as well as risk exposure throughout the delivery supply chain. According to a survey conducted last year by the Ponemon Institute, the average organization has 583 third-party vendors with access to sensitive data within their network. This level of interconnection resulted in 59 percent of organizations having experienced a breach caused by one of their vendors. Another 22 percent admitted that they couldn’t say for sure whether such a breach had occurred or not. Despite increased efforts to protect their kingdoms, there are too many unintended pathways being made available for attackers to exploit.
Third Party Threats
Attivo Networks® announced a strategic partnership and technology integration with Help AG, a leading information security services and solutions provider in the Middle East. This partnership will enable both, Attivo Networks and Help AG to provide organizations access to comprehensive and next-generation deception solutions in the Middle East to equip them with the essential ability to proactively mitigate threats and address their most critical security challenges.