Secure your supply chain
with NDR and Collective Defense
A web of weak spots: Supply chains are less of a linear chain moving parts from manufacturing to market and more of a web that extends and branches in every direction. With hundreds of third-party entities and, now, cloud providers in the mix, the sky’s the limit for the number of vulnerabilities that attackers can find to exploit across your value chain.
The supply chain six:
Common entry points for cyber attacks
Your supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Cyber criminals are exploiting these expanded and digital supply chains to circumvent the cyber defenses of their targets.
How do these attacks happen?
Attackers know the weak spots. Here are some techniques they will use to exploit these opportunities:
- Business Email Compromise (BEC): Often associated with financial transfers, where criminals leverage the fact that business is often conducted via email.
- Using vulnerability information gleaned from OSINT tools: Finding weaknesses in supplier or vendors in your supply chain to exploit in order to gain entry to your networks.
- “Living off the land” (or “fileless”) attacks: Gaining additional access using tools that already exist in the computing environment.
- Embedded systems: Accessing backdoors through network-aware embedded systems, Operational Technology (OT), and IoT devices.
- Service providers: Taking advantage of the potential risk associated with the usage of third-party service providers.
Detect unknown threats, wherever they are
Supply chain attacks are on everyone’s radar. Network Detection and Response is one of the most effective ways of identifying and combating all forms of threats across networks by focusing on anomalous network behaviors.
Going beyond the signature:
Identifying unknown unknown threats in real time requires a solution driven by sufficient visibility and powerful analytics. It must be able to go beyond scanning for known threat signatures and spot the subtle anomalous behavior that signals the presence of a threat actor.
Finding malicious threats: AI + human insights
In addition to advanced AI/ML analysis, applied human insights from IronDefense’s Expert System with human insights from cybersecurity analysts (such as SOCs or MSSPs) can be used to vet and qualify detections as suspicious or malicious, as well as map them to the cyber kill chain.
Map your path to supply chain security
While most companies have made their own cybersecurity a top priority, world-class companies don't stop there. Here's how to chart your course to full supply chain security.
You have a layered cybersecurity strategy and best-in-class security portfolio to fully secure your own organization, including a behavioral analytics solution like IronDefense to detect network cyber threats beyond signature-based solutions.
In addition to securing your own enterprise, you have implemented a third-party risk program that includes security practices, procedures, and requirements for your top vendors, partners, and suppliers.
Your entire supply chain operates within an IronDome to detect and share threats with each other, in real time — giving you complete visibility across your value chain so you can more proactively defend against incoming attacks.
How can you see across your entire supply chain?
To be even more secure, organizations must look further than their own networks to paint a bigger picture of the threat landscape. Collective Defense enables correlated threat detection across the supply chain ecosystem at network speed. IronNet’s IronDome solution facilitates real-time collective threat intelligence sharing across peer networks.