Tag Archives: Barbara Murray

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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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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Future-Proofing Your Cybersecurity and IT Talent Development Strategy

By Katie Adams In the space of only a few months, COVID-19 has accelerated virtually every organization’s approach to critical areas of operations. As seaports and their multimodal transportation, distribution and logistics (TDL) sector partners and tenants evaluate long-term investments required to ensure that personnel is safe to work they are also re-evaluating their approach to talent pipeline development. “COVID ...

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Apprenticeship Programs: Tried, True and Effective

Apprenticeship Programs: Tried, True and Effective A centuries-old method of training skilled workers could help supply ports and their maritime partners with the modern workforce they need. * By Mary Lou Jay * Apprenticeships have long been a well-established and well-respected route to good jobs, but for a time they fell out of favor because of the perception that college ...

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