Home Gated Resource BlueVoyant Review: Semiconductors, the Supply Chain, and Cyber Security 2021 BlueVoyant Review: Semiconductors, the Supply Chain, and Cyber Security 2021 In late 2020, following a combination of poor planning and supply-chain complexities, the entire automotive industry was forced to cut production – with Ford, GM, Volkswagen and more manufacturers bringing production to a halt. The cause? A semiconductor shortage. As demand for vehicles rebounded much faster than anticipated in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, carmakers found themselves scrambling to address the production constraints caused by a global chip bottleneck. This report outlines: • The semiconductor industry as a small, yet absolutely critical supply chain• Insights into the extremely high levels of threat targeting of inbound traffic from known ransomware infrastructure• The alarming number of unsecured remote desktop ports – a frequent point of entry for ransomware threats• The alarming percentage of persistent high-level vulnerabilities rated “critical” by NIST• A surprisingly high percentage of companies who evidenced signs of traffic to suspicious websites, indicating potentially compromised networks or devices• The fact that the majority of semiconductors are manufactured in Taiwan and the unforeseen geopolitical knock-on effects of potential disruption or attack on the semiconductor supply chain The semiconductor supply chain represents one of the most siloed, and most valuable, supply chains today. With every critical digital system utilizing semiconductors in some capacity, the effects of a halt in production are astronomical. There are a few simple steps organizations can take to transform their cybersecurity posture from reactive to proactive. Discover the insights. By completing this form, you agree to receive communications from BlueVoyant. BlueVoyant Review: Semiconductors, the Supply Chain, and Cyber Security Related reading Blog 3PR Risk for Prime Contractors and Mitigation Steps This post focuses on the overall protection of the defense industrial base’s supply chain security and the role of the prime contractor. Read more News BlueVoyant Honored with 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN® Partner Program Guide New York, N.Y., March 30, 2021 – BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, is being acknowledged by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021… Read more News BlueVoyant Announces its Modern SOC – An End-to-End Portfolio of Consulting, Implementation, and Managed Detection and Response Services Powered by Microsoft® Security Technology The BlueVoyant Modern SOC unites its Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solution with Microsoft Azure Sentinel and Microsoft Defender XDR; expands user… Read more Recommended reading eBook BlueVoyant’s Modern SOC You’ve invested in Microsoft 365 licenses. Now operationalize the fully-integrated security capabilities. We can show you how – today.