Authored by: Daniel Lewis and Megan M. Moloney
Over the past decade, cyber-enabled supply chain attacks have emerged as a key feature of hybrid warfare. The rapid weaponization of supply chains has changed the intended outcome of these attacks from intelligence and intellectual property collection to total destabilization. As access to cyber capabilities continues to flatten the adversarial landscape, the risk of cyber-enabled supply chain attacks will increase. To stand against them, the government, critical infrastructure community, and private sector must rethink how partnerships are managed and efforts to improve supply chain risk management practices must be expanded.