More Port Cyber Security Is Needed

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08-04-2017 - PORTSTRATEGY.COM

Ports need to do more to protect themselves from cyber security threats, a US security expert has said.

Rear Admiral Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy at the US Coast Guard, stressed: “This is no longer an emerging threat; it is a very real threat and although we have made significant progress, it is very apparent that we have much work to do.”

Mr Thomas was speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) Port Security Seminar and Expo last month.

The seminar brought members together to take a closer look at securing America’s ports from the inside out, with a special focus on supply chain security and their related cybersecurity and security related technology.  CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE