Real-Time Vendor Scanning Is Not Optional

The breach hidden within software updates for SolarWinds customers was introduced through a third-part vendor. NIST’s most recent guidance on identifying cyber risk explains why real-time monitoring is essential and acknowledges the threat posed by third-party vendors. Some of the key questions emerging from the SolarWinds surround the prospect of real-time vendor scanning.

In this article Mike Kelly and Dan Gardener discuss the possibilities and improvements needed in real-time vendor scanning.

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