Visibility at the physical layer (Layer 1) provides a clear and unobscured picture of all hardware assets connected to your network. With countless vendors making up the supply chain (none of which an organization has control over) ensuring you have this clear and unobscured visibility is paramount. Unfortunately, organizations lack such visibility, and their current efforts are not enough. Any hardware discrepancies brought in through the supply chain will go unaccounted for, which is a massive security risk that may even lead to operational disruptions.
Read the full article to learn three ways in which managing supply chain risks with physical layer visibility can benefit the organization.