Understanding Threats to the Public Sector IT Supply Chain

The U.S. government’s software and hardware supply chain is a complex, globally sourced entanglement of code and components from third-party manufacturers and service providers, potentially creating a vast exploitable attack surface. Since third-party components are often baked into mission-critical applications or servers, security managers may be deterred from auditing them in order to avoid downtime.

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November 29, 2018