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March 14, 2012
Is Your Supply Chain Prone To A Hack Attack?
By Christopher P. Sciacca
We've all heard of hackers and most of us have experienced at least one or two hits-the trojan that ultimately disables a laptop or those annoying people who steal your email address and send advertisements to your contacts. Although these threats are more annoying than seriously detrimental, these simple scams do show how widespread hacking has become. A supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Therefore, supply chain managers need to recognize the reality of hackers and the costly risks they present.

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These days, the prevalent use of smart phones, personal computers and online services has caused governments worldwide to research the true threats which might arrive through these everyday, seemingly innocent means. In order to combat cyber-attacks, supply chain managers...

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