When the cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline hit the news, it was another sterling example that preparedness and backup plans should be built into every aspect of third-party management – especially when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure. With this one breach, hackers had immense power over a company that distributes almost half the gas and fuel along the US East Coast. The attack triggered a series of reactions – including concerned citizens stocking up on fuel (some even using plastic containers to carry it home) and fear within the government that the panic could spread. Heightening anxiety around the…
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