Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

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A robust defense plan will include ongoing communication and efforts to minimize known risks and weaknesses in hopes of thwarting a security breach. Ports in the United States, the Netherlands, India and Spain were unable to accept cargo and had to shut down systems after the breach. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health. IBM’s Cyber Security Intelligence Index estimates it is the 5 th most cyber-attacked industry.

Doing Business in the United States


The last two states added were Alaska and Hawaii in 1959. The climate is mostly temperate, but Alaska is arctic, Florida and Hawaii are tropical, and the Great Plains are mostly arid or semi-arid. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Cargo transportation in the U.S. has nine container ports, 11 cargo ports and 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.