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company’s information systems or the elements surrounding an information system. Some of the suggestPractices include:1.Uniquely Identify Supply Chain Elements, Processes and Actors-Knowing whoand what is involved in a business’s supply chain allows a company to have a glance intowhat is occurring inside of it. This allows the monitoring and identification of high-riskevents and activities. With visibility and traceability, a company is able to understand andmanage events before an adverse event occurs.2.Limit Access and Exposure within the Supply Chain-It is vital to limit access to onlythose who are necessary and only enough for the actors to perform their roles and be able tomonitor the access for any impact that might occur within the supply chain. Limiting theaccess to the supply chain ensures not every individual will be able to have access to all thesensitive information it contains. This will lower the chances of malicious activity occurringand being over looked.3.Establish and Maintain the Provenance of Elements, Processes, Tools and Data-It is vital to keep a record of element origin along with the history of, the changes to and therecord of who made those changes is called "provenance." Acquirers, integrators andsuppliers should maintain the provenance of elements under their control to understand wherethe elements have been, the change history and who might have had an opportunity to changethem (Chabrow & Ross,10 supply chain risk management best practices). This allows acompany to trace what supplier, vendor or actor has malicious intention or need adjustmentsin their processes.4.Share Information within Strict Limits-Data and information need to be sharedamongst parties associated with the supply chain. This information can range fromunsensitive to super sensitive. Information should be protected according to agreed uponpractices between the parties. This practice protects a company’s vital information, by onlysharing necessary information to only the parties that need to have access to the information.5.Perform Supply Chain Risk Management Awareness and Training-Trainingpersonnel on supply chain policies, procedures, practices, and other aspects related to thesupply chain is essential to a strong supply chain risk mitigation strategy. Withoutestablishing and maintaining a comprehensive awareness and training program, a companycan put itself at risk of human error. If personnel are unaware or unsure of policy andprocedures related to the supply chain, they could unknowingly make a mistake that couldnegatively impact the company.6.Use Defensive Design for Systems, Elements and Processes-Design concepts are apopular approach in creating soundness in disciplines such as security, quality, safety, anddiversity to create supply chain risk management. Design techniques apply to supply chainelements and its aspects throughout the system, the element processes include aspects fromcreation to sustaining the element. Organizational and business processes include

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