publication . Article . 2013

A Model for Proactively Insuring SMEs in the Supply Chain Against Cyber Risk

Henson, Richard; Sutcliffe, D.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Atiner
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
There has been increasing concern in recent years about the lack of urgency in SMEs regarding security of their information. Concern stems not only from the risks the SMEs are taking not only with their own data, but also with the data they share with supply chain partners. Current surveys have shown that the situation is getting worse with human error compounded by cybercriminals exploiting weaknesses in SME systems and using them to hack supply chain hubs.\ud \ud In this paper, a researcher and a practitioner from the UK investigate possible reasons for SME apparent lack of interest in securing data, or developing information security management systems (ISMSs...
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