In a world awash in cyber threats, partners and suppliers can be the vulnerable points that cyber criminals exploit to gain access to systems. Those challenges will get worse before they get better as supply networks become ever more complex. As a matter of urgency, business leaders must proactively balance cyber risks against opportunity, growth and profitability, starting with a clear-eyed view of the size and scale of the risks. Then it’s time to set concrete expectations for suppliers. Here’s a snapshot of the discussions you should be having right now.