Originally posted on September 5, 2023 | By Hebberly Ahatlan

Cyberattacks are posing a significant risk to critical infrastructure such as electricity, water supply, transportation systems and healthcare facilities.

Attacks on individual suppliers or partners can propagate throughout complex supply chains and affect the infrastructure’s overall integrity. Such disruptions can result in substantial economic losses and the shutdown of industrial production.

The recent high-profile cyberattack on theĀ Port of Nagoya, Japan’s largest, paralyzed cargo operations for 48 hours. The event highlighted the urgent need for stronger cybersecurity measures. Layered data-protection systems could have mitigated or prevented the attack through implementation of a zero trust architecture.

Read the full article at SupplyChainBrain.