Technology

The Cyber Defense Trident: 3 Approaches for Mitigating Cyber Threats

Guest Article By Jason Atwell, Mandiant, Inc. During World War II, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of Naval Intelligence (in)famously enlisted the support of the mafia to protect the docks of New York from German and Italian saboteurs. The threat from sabotage was deemed great enough, and the situation was so dire in the early years of ...

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Standout Ports

Feature By Shaneen Calvo ISTOCK.COM/CONCEPTUALMOTION When it comes to Western Hemisphere ports, there are some that really stand out. They are the best survivors, the most innovative, the best at adapting, the tightest with their community, the bravest when it comes to incorporating cutting edge ideas, the most successful when trying new things, and the list goes on! While every ...

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Brainstorming With Adaptive Learning

Changing times call for changes in how we learn. Simulation, webinars and virtual lessons are all examples of how the port industry is adapting to changing times and technology to pursue self-improvement.

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Staying One Step Ahead of Cyberattacks

Ports are shoring up against ransomware and cyberattacks, as the increasing frequency and sophistication of attacks represent a top security concern and the threats are constantly evolving.

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Changing Face of the Port Industry: The COVID-19 Recovery Phase

If change brings opportunity, then seaports have a remarkable year ahead of them. After adjusting to multiple stressors that marred their carefully conceived strategic plans in 2020, including the worst public health crisis in a century, ports are now deploying and fine-tuning innovative solutions. While the transportation system has been wholly stricken by the pandemic, seaports continue to keep goods ...

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Ports Navigating an Ocean of Technology

By Lori Musser Seaports are navigating through an ocean of technology that includes automation, 5G, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, cybersecurity, digitalization, extended reality and blockchain. Deploying the right technology at the right time is mission critical. Mario Cordero,executive director of the Port of Long Beach, said, with the global community in the midst of a technological revolution, “Digital transformation ...

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Social’s Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

Ports of all sizes are leveraging social media to support overall business strategy, engage stakeholders in planning, showcase their vital role in the economy and build community awareness of environmental and other initiatives. And they’re having fun doing it. By David Coburn From the Canadian Maritimes to San Diego and the Pacific Northwest to the Gulf of Mexico, ports throughout ...

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