Headlines around supply chain attacks remain consistent. Those attacks keep on growing. 2020 ended with a blockbuster supply chain attack, namely Solarwinds. Attacks continued well into 2021 and will remain top of mind in 2022.
The Identify Theft Resource Center keeps a tap on all publicly known security breaches. By September 30, 2021 the total number of events in comparison to FY 2020 has been exceeded by 17 percent. The trendline continues to point to a record-breaking year for data compromises. You can check over here for more details.
Those security breaches have several material business impacts:
With cyberattacks on the rise, supply chain security is more critical than ever, requiring state-of-the-art network technology from end to end. Trusted Delivery enables network administrators to validate hardware components, boot processes, and the operating system (OS) throughout the device lifecycle – without disrupting device functionality – mitigating the risk of supply chain cyberattacks.
Brad Casemore, Research Vice President, Datacenter and Mulitcloud Networks, IDC. summarizes:
“Attacks on supply chains are growing in frequency and sophistication. As a result, considerable value derives from the ability to verify a device’s performance and security, at any time, without the need to shut off a service or to send a technician to a remote location. With Trusted Delivery, Extreme is taking measures to help customers ensure that their investments in IT infrastructure are protected, bolstering the reliability and security of devices throughout their lifecycle.”