No More Excuses: Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Post Pandemic Environment

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Consider the historic disruptions of the past year and a half (COVID-19, the Solar Winds, natural disasters in across Europe and the USA). Highly disruptive, unpredictable events have become such a regular occurrence that we can no longer be forgiven for not anticipating their impact. An estimated two-thirds of highly publicized cyber breaches reportedly now occur through the supply chain, and the magnitude of the impact is immeasurable with no predicted endpoint.

Real-time visibility into extended supply chains — and full accountability for risk — has become vital for any organization to operate in the current landscape. Within the boardroom, it is now an expectation to understand the end-to-end supplier chain when working with critical vendors.

Over the last year, many corporations became acutely aware of their siloed approach and were forced, by exogenous shocks (COVID-19, Solar Winds, ongoing trade wars) to the supply chain, to determine a new strategy. There are no more excuses….

Learning Objectives:

  • Discussion around the current and emerging types of risk
  • Understand how communicating 3rd party risks with the executive suite and the board has changed over the past 14 months and what reporting is still required
  • Review the technologies, frameworks and politics that enable organizations to cope with high-impact unforeseen contingencies in a way that provides for continuous monitoring of various external risk factors along the global digital supply chain
  • Learn how leadership is utilizing, adapting, standardizing and educating the workforce to both advise them on the cyber challenges faced, but also implement a cultural shift on the pressing need for operational resilience and risk mitigation going forward
  • Preparation for global regulations and understand how compliance needs to be implemented to truly mitigate supply chain cyber security threats


  • John Corless Head of Business Resilience Risk at Zurich Insurance
  • Pierluigi Fasano Head of Strategic Tech Partnerships at Swiss Re
  • Dr. Andrea Little Limbago Vice President of Research and Analysis at Interos

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