IP Protection and Cybersecurity in the Supply Chain – February 22, 2018

IP Protection and Cybersecurity in the Supply Chain – February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (Eastern)

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Regular Price Member: $ 189

Regular Price Non-member: $ 189
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The rise of the digital supply chain and proliferation of data moving across platforms and among parties requires a new and different kind of umbrella of trust—one that enables increased visibility, agility, and performance. The number of cybersecurity breaches is growing every year, and many were the result of weak security links in the supply chain. Learn how contract managers can play a valuable role helping to proactively reduce cybersecurity risk and the related loss of IP, trade secrets, and confidential information.

Key Takeaways:

  • The value-added role of contract managers in reducing risk
  • Common threats and risks in a digital business environment
  • How to embed IP protection and cybersecurity into managing third parties
  • Methods for shifting from reactive to proactive risk management
  • The importance of “verified trust”


Craig_Moss_formal_2014 portrait Craig Russell Moss
Chief Operating Officer
Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org)

Craig Moss is Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org) and Director of the Digital Supply Chain Institute. Craig is a leading expert on using management systems to improve compliance performance within companies and across supply chains. He is also Director-Content & Tools at the Cyber Readiness Institute and an Executive Advisor at Social Accountability International (SAI).

At CREATe, Craig is responsible for developing and delivering CREATe Leading Practices, a program designed to help companies and their supply chain companies improve cybersecurity, improve the protection of intellectual property and reduce the risks of counterfeiting and corruption. He has designed and led numerous programs helping Fortune 500 companies around the world to implement management systems to reduce supply chain risk and improve performance.

At SAI, Craig co-developed the Social Fingerprint management system assessment and the TenSquared change management programs. He has developed guides on implementing management systems to improve compliance for organizations including World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation and the United Nations. Previously, Craig founded Global Access Corporation, where he led more than 3,000 business development projects in 50 countries.