Your organisation’s security doesn’t only depend on your own organisations efforts. Despite the most robust security measures, your organisations security is only as strong as the weakest link in your supplier chain.
You should always search for suppliers that have had their security audited by a third party. ISO27001 is the international standard that demonstrates an organisation complies to best practice for an information security management system (ISMS).
Read more about how cyber security should be considered in the supplier selection process here at IT Governance.