A supply chain security breach can negatively impact the bottom-line to the tune of millions of dollars for a single breach. Supply chain branches cut across a wide array of business vertical; from pharmaceuticals and medical devices, to entertainment systems and computer systems to tobacco, liquor and wine. It can impact many phases of the construction industry. The concept of “just in-time inventories” has drawn criminal elements to large distribution hubs.

Securing the supply chain is multidimensional. It requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Including the use of anti-theft technology and CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design). The starting point: A comprehensive SMSI Inc. Security Assessment.