Supply chain security tops 2011 threat list

Thursday - 1/13/2011, 3:22pm EST

What will be the biggest cyber threats in 2011?

Government Computer News has gathered group of cyber experts to create their list of the top threats.

Topping the list is supply chain security. GCN reports vulnerabilities introduced through the supply chain can be particularly dangerous because they can be purpose-built to attack a specific target and can easily avoid detection by code scanners used to detect vulnerabilities.

Other top threats include the consumerization of IT and malware on mobile devices.

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