Infrastructure Companies Say Suppliers Pose a Growing Cyber Threat


Companies in critical infrastructure sectors say weak cyber defenses at suppliers are becoming a significant threat to their business, and that rules to boost security down the supply chain might be needed.

While federal and industry rules for specific areas such as aviation, pipeline companies and other critical infrastructure operators are well-established, said Curley Henry, vice president and deputy chief information security officer at power utility Southern Co. , cyber regulations for businesses supplying those operators are less so.

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Source: WSJ News