Cybersecurity Industry Analysis

Fourth, a cybersecurity industry should also ask their supplier if they are using in-licenses. There are a variety of programs and services that are given built-in licenses that can be abused by their company employees. It is important for cybersecurity industries to make sure that the supplier monitors these licenses that may be abused by their own employees. Fifth, one final question that a cybersecurity industry should ask when they are communicating with their suppliers is what kind of software that is critical to their operations. Many suppliers have a variety of applications that they user to analyze and manage their organizations operations. It is important for the industry to ask this question because the industry can be able to help …show more content…
For instance, one practice that can be implemented is having the industry make routine visits to their supplier. These site visits will “allow procurement officers to ensure that workplace practices and product quality are consistent with their expectations, as well as to increase the likelihood of early discovery of major problems from supply chain hiccups to unsafe working conditions” (Mandell, P, 2014). It is important for a cybersecurity industry to implement this practice by meeting with their vendors on a regular basis to observe their …show more content…
For instance, one problem that needs to be addressed between the supplier and the purchaser is improving management of suppliers risks that occur. Many industries that implement a supply risk management procedure do not think it is even effective to execute. Another problem that the supplier and the purchaser needs to address is the lack of tools to detect and protect industries from these supply chain risks. In fact, many industries can also be limited to implementing the latest tools to resolve the latest supply chain risks that are detected. It is important for the purchaser and supplier to collaborate together with the latest tools to mitigate evolving supply chain risks that continue to occur. Lastly, another problem that many suppliers and purchasers need to resolve is the communication between the two organizations about their supply chain risks. Communication plays a key role in everyday life and for the industries it is critical to have a strong relationship while discussing their supply chain risks. Industries that are able to build stronger relationships about their supply chain risks are able to work together to mitigate these risks from harming their industries

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