U.S. Customs and Border Protection Data Breach Result of Supply Chain Attack
Let's take a moment and put on our hacker hats and think about how to carry out an attack on big enterprises. Current threat trends suggest that bad actors have a better chance at exploiting the vulnerabilities of a large entity's subcontractors and partners than targeting the systems of the big enterprise itself. When it comes to government contracts, this poses a large risk because the government has not historically had access to or control over the contracts between primes, the big enterprises, and their subcontractors.
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