Gartner Research

Take an Integrated Approach to Improve Digital Security for the Supply Chain

Published: 11 October 2016

ID: G00315542

Analyst(s): Mark Atwood , Earl Perkins , Marc-Antoine Meunier


Gartner surveys show security is the top risk for supply chain leaders. Chief supply chain officers can use this research to improve supply chain security by taking a broader approach to addressing the risks in the digital era.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt a Holistic Approach to Threats Based on Digital Security Principles
  • Identify Different Exposure/Weak Points in Digital Security Across Your Extended Supply Chain
  • Develop Changes in Governance, Communication and Process to Shift Supply-Chain-Dependent Organizations Toward Digital Security Awareness and Preparation
  • Work With Key Suppliers and Customers to Reduce Risks

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