Gartner Research

Don't Let Your Multienterprise Solution Be the Weak Link in Your Security Strategy

Published: 03 April 2014

ID: G00262730

Analyst(s): Nathan Wilson, Deborah Wilson, Joseph Feiman, Peter Firstbrook

Summary

U.S. retailer Target recently stated that hackers obtained 40 million customer credit and debit card numbers by using a supplier's credentials to access its internal systems. Multienterprise solution vendors, operators, brand owners and participants can use this advice to protect this attack vector.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Multienterprise Solution Developers Should Architect Their Solution for Security
  • Multienterprise Solution Operators Should Take Precautions to Protect Against Malicious Uploads
  • Brand Owners Using Multienterprise Solutions Should Take Precautions to Protect Against Malicious Uploads
  • Multienterprise Solution Participants Should Take Precautions to Avoid Being the Weakest Link in the Multienterprise Community

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