Gartner Research

Manage Emergent Risks of Third-Party Ecosystems

Published: 17 July 2016

ID: G00339581

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


As organizations rely on various third parties, and those third parties engage with other enterprises, the complexity of resulting interconnections requires Information Security to not only recognize that third-party ecosystems exist but to also address the emergent risks such ecosystems pose. These emergent risks also require Security to work with a broader array of partners, as no single third party is able to mitigate the risks.

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