Security risks exist whether you’re small or big. Vendors are one of the riskiest areas for your business. You can’t eliminate them in our complex connected world but you can improve your position.
Make sure you put a security review as a criteria in all vendor selections. Look at their focus, diligence and investment in security. Do execs have experience in companies that work through and mitigate risks? Is security built into all their normal processes?
Don Wicklegren is Xilium's founder. He is a technologist by profession who started his career pre-internet in remote medical technology and learning. He has worked in both small and large corporations with world-wide remote staff and became a part of the team who developed the first commercial internet. As an entrepreneur, he started his first technology company in 2001. In Xilium, he focuses on innovating solutions for the US healthcare system.