Today, the byways, highways, and roads on which we travel are digital. It’s how we relate, how we do commerce, how we get things done. And, those very paths are brimming with virtual highwaymen. Major incidents have demonstrated how powerful a hack can be and how a disruption in operations not only affects our business but the global equilibrium. Today, software supply chain attacks are cybercriminals’ newest favorite weapon — and the threat is getting bigger. In the past 12 months, several incursions have shown the large-scale consequence of these types of attacks. From compromised updates that affected 18,000 customers of SolarWinds to the Equifax breach that ended up costing almost $2 billion. In today’s article, we’re going to investigate what are software supply chain attacks, how they affect you, and, ultimately, what you can do to slow them down.