Security

By Paolo Borghesi, Jon Rigby, David White and Jim Hart · January 30, 2018
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.
By Patrick Burnson · November 30, 2017
Clarksons PLC, the London-based shipbroker and ocean cargo consultancy, has confirmed that it is the latest victim of a sensational cyber attack. Shipping Cyber Security. Security of freight shipments.
By Patrick Burnson · July 27, 2017
The Florida Ports Security and Technology Conference, taking place September 12 and 13 in Orlando, Florida, will provide an exclusive platform for major seaport security operators and world-renowned solution providers to come together and explore ways to harness and optimize protection systems.
By MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Windows will stop supporting its mobile operating system in 2020, leaving devices vulnerable to attack. While that may seem like a lifetime away, savvy DC operators need to develop a migration plan.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2017
Smart sensor supplier SICK (Booth S3622) offers a new interior facility security system.
By Josh Bond · December 19, 2016
IDC releases predictions that suggest manufacturers slow to adapt will not survive, but leaders will also face a new set of challenges.
By MMH Staff · September 22, 2016
Criteria to help assess software vulnerabilities, address known malware, review security controls and increase security awareness.
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By Amber Road · May 19, 2016
As global supply chains grow in size, reach, and complexity, they become more vulnerable to a myriad of threats and hazards that can damage businesses and threaten the global economy: terrorist attacks, natural disasters, corruption, labor disputes, and more.
By Patrick Burnson · April 1, 2016
The potential abuse of flags of convenience has again been brought to center stage with a feature in the Financial Times that argues that global terrorism is exploiting weaknesses in supply chain tracking and tracing.
By Patrick Burnson · February 3, 2016
With the Super Bowl coming to the San Francisco Bay Area this week security is bound to be top of mind that weekend, and you can expect a heightened level of vigilance on the waterfront.
By Patrick Burnson · November 12, 2015
Federal officials should forge a comprehensive strategy to defend the nation’s ports from cyber attacks, Port of Long Beach Director of Security Services Randy Parsons told a U.S. House of Representatives committee in testimony earlier this month.
By MMH Staff · September 30, 2015
Cybersecurity begins the 'inevitable shift' from a reactive operating model to a proactive design philosophy.
By Patrick Burnson · September 10, 2015
Targeting potentially dangerous air cargo is the focus and reason behind Pre-loading Advanced Cargo Information. How can freight forwarders get prepared?
By Patrick Burnson · September 4, 2015
While shippers ready themselves for the long Labor Day weekend, we’d like to remind them that new security and compliance regulations are - as always – looming ahead.
By Patrick Burnson · September 2, 2015
Freight forwarders were relieved to learn yesterday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would be delaying its Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) implementation.

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