Supply chain security: the need for continuous assessment

Graeme Pye, Justin Pierce, Warren Matthew, David Mackay

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Ease of Internet accessibility has offered business the opportunity to incorporate this electronic infrastructure technology into establishing electronic-based supply chains. With the improved efficiency that this brings to the management and functionality of the supply chain, there are also security considerations that should be taken into account for protecting the integrity of the electronic supply chain, not only within each business node, but also across the entire supply chain. Such security vulnerabilities can be negated with the implementation of security measures and policies, however these need to be consistent throughout the supply chain and regularly assessed against security benchmarks in order to ensure they meet adequate security standards.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56
Number of pages68
JournalSupply Chain Practice
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes


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