NCSC issues new Russian supply chain risk guidance

29/03/2022 | NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has advised users of Russian technology products to reassess the supply chain risks that they present. The advice builds on guidance issued in 2017 about cloud-enabled technology supply chains with links to hostile states, including Russia. 

Currently, the agency has not found any evidence that the Russian state is planning to force providers of Russian commercial products and services to cause damage to UK interests. However, "the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence." Therefore the sensible course of action is to "plan for the possibility that this could happen."

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