10 must ask supply chain data security questions

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Whenever, wherever or whoever accesses your supply chain information, it’s vital to make sure your data is safe, secure and only accessible by those who should have access. Good data security in your supply starts with proactivity. Are corporate password policies secure enough?

Trends 2016: Cyber Security

Enterra Insights

Cyber security is a concern that will continue to plague governments, businesses, and individuals in the years ahead. The post Trends 2016: Cyber Security appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Food Security and Science

Enterra Insights

The post Food Security and Science appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center released results from two polls that indicate a majority of scientists have confidence … Continued.

Supply Chain Cyber Security Risks Rising

Enterra Insights

Concerns about cyber security are nothing new. Elena Kvochko (@elenakvochko), a cyber security expert, observes, “Cyber security has long become … Continued. The post Supply Chain Cyber Security Risks Rising appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Digital Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain digital enterprise digital supply chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis Technology

Increasing Supply Chain Visibility and Security

Securing the supply chain starts with having visibility into the status of your assets, but this requires more than GPS coordinates on a map, because security isn’t just about preventing theft.

Food Security and STEM Education

Enterra Insights

The World Food Prize believes “The Greatest Challenge in Human History” is answering the question: “Can We Sustainably Feed the … Continued The post Food Security and STEM Education appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Blockchain Revolution: Can It Solve Security Problems?


There has been a great discussion about the potential of the blockchain as a distributed ledger and as a secure solution for small and large business transactions. The post Blockchain Revolution: Can It Solve Security Problems?

Important Updates on Cargo Security and Customs Compliance

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Kevin Gavin , VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes, provides an update on several important cargo security and customs compliance initiatives, such as the Importer Security Filing (ISF) and Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program, along with some recommendations for shippers, freight forwarders, and 3PLs on how to create best-in-class cargo security and customs compliance processes.

Secure Supply Chain Transactions Using Blockchain Technology

Enterra Insights

The post Secure Supply Chain Transactions Using Blockchain Technology appeared first on Enterra Solutions. “Certainly you’ve heard of bitcoin,” writes the Spend Matters team. “But do you know about blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin? … Continued.

2018 Predictions Deep-Dive: Cyber Risk and Information Security Needs Consume Supply Chain Risk and Tech Investment Considerations

Supply Chain Matters

In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Four: Cyber Risk and Information Security Safeguarding Consuming Supply Chain Risk and Advanced Technology Investment Considerations. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Technology information security challenges in supply chain management Supply Chain Matters blog.

Food Security: A Growing Global Concern

Enterra Insights

Those of us residing in the United States consider ourselves blessed to be living in a land of plenty — … Continued The post Food Security: A Growing Global Concern appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Perfect Security by 2025?

Inbound Logistics

New technology enables new advances in supply chain security. What will security look like in 2025

Relieve your FMCG pain - secure Interim Supply Chain Support

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I know you are busy. Not enough hours in the day. Deadlines rapidly approaching. Your children call you Uncle Dad or Auntie Mum. Before the stress takes its inevitable toll think about relieving the pressure without adding to head count.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro. While this remains valid, the new treats such as terrorist activities demand more comprehensive supply chain security beyond the four walls perspective. Review of Security Program. Supply Chain Security. NAVIGATE.

The Changing Face of Supply Chain Security

Logistics Bureau

Security has been an issue since supply chains began. These and other factors have meant a rethink of supply chain security. Basics of Supply Chain Security. Security is part of a bigger whole. Goods origination, third-party security, foreign customs are examples.

Survey Indicates Supply Chain Wide Information Security Remains Troublesome

Supply Chain Matters

Cyber security and protection from information breaches remains a top-of-mind concern for many firms, but it takes on special dimensions in the context of multi-industry supply chains. Internet of Things Procurement and Sourcing Supplier Management Supply Chain Technology independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management technology Supply chain Matters blog supply chain wide information security threats Tripwire Inc

The Key to Improving Cross Border Security for Your Freight

Ryder Exchange

When it comes to commerce safely crossing borders – and keeping borders safe for trade and traffic – pursuit of partnerships between industry and governments could be the best practice. Creating public-private partnerships (PPPs) can deliver the best attributes of both sectors.

Crossroads 2016: New Ideas on Securing Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain @ MIT

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Insecure About SaaS Security?

C3 Solutions

And as they gain in acceptance they also have to overcome the biases of those who believe that computing in the cloud can compromise security. Cloud-based or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications are quickly gaining in popularity across a wide spectrum of businesses.

Fighting for Enhanced Supply Chain Security

Global Trade Management

BSI has recently published the latest Global Supply Chain Security and Business Continuity Risk Index , that highlights the current supply chain security and business continuity threats faced by organizations worldwide.

U-Freight supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

percent of incidents reported in November 2017, is further evidence of the need for diligence in supply chain security, says international freight forwarding and logistics company, U-Freight The news that cargo thefts at unsecured locations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region accounted for 173 or 85.1

Big Data Poised to Play a Big Role in Ensuring Food Security

Enterra Insights

The post Big Data Poised to Play a Big Role in Ensuring Food Security appeared first on Enterra Solutions. “Producing enough food, fiber and fuel for more than 9 billion people by 2050, while conserving natural resources is a … Continued.

Food Security: Overcoming Risks in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The post Food Security: Overcoming Risks in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Consumers in the developed world have come to expect supermarkets to offer all varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables throughout … Continued.

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Ready for Full Enforcement of Importer Security Filing?

Talking Logistics

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin the liquidated damages phase of Importer Security Filing (ISF) enforcement. Liquidated damages in simplified terms refer to a penalty secured by a bond. Last week on Talking Logistics , I interviewed Kevin Gavin, VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) about various cargo security and trade compliance programs, including ISF. Starting on July 9, 2013, U.S.

Oil and Gas Load Securement Standards Make Roads and Sites Safer

Ryder Exchange

It’s easy to see that industry-wide load securement standards could pave the way to safer job sites and roadways. Additionally, standardization of freight securement practices opens the way for multi-client networks where a single truck services multiple suppliers and end users.

GS1 Registry: Achieving Food Security with Sustainable Farming Standards


The leading global organization that develops and maintains the most widely-used standards system in the world helps address the issues concerning food security by sharing its own standards. The summit focuses on food security and sustainable agriculture to empower farmers.

Japan Display Secures Another Financial Bailout Infusion

Supply Chain Matters

Just before the Christmas holiday there was an announcement regarding an additional investment in LCD supplier Japan Display. Its largest shareholder, the government-backed Innovation Network Corp. of Japan is investing an additional $636 million in this supplier, consisting of both convertible bonds and a subordinated loan. Yet another financial infusion from government of Japan interests […].

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European startups secure over EUR160 million of investment capital

Supply Chain Movement

Over the past couple of years, 53 European logistics-related startups have secured over EUR160 million worth of venture capital between them, according to research by Supply Chain Media, publisher of the Dutch trade journal Supply Chain Magazine and the quarterly pan-European magazine Supply Chain Movement. The vertical axis of the matrix shows the degree of maturity, subdivided into startups and scale-ups (companies that have secured more than EUR2 million in capital).

Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

The recent cyber attacks and security breaches at Target and Home Depot drew executives’ attention to the vulnerability of their companies to this type of crime. In this case, that means challenging the prevailing method for supply chain security in response to the cyber security threat.

4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets


Particularly important to the client is the safe, secure shipping of their product, and in no case is this truer than when it is carried by aircraft. Editor’s Note: Cerasis focuses on North American transportation management.

Banks, retailers, tech firms make rare joint call for federal data security rules

Enterra Insights

Twenty-two trade groups, including seven financial trade groups, sent a letter to House lawmakers calling for new data security standards that would preempt state law. Customer data Data security Cyber security Data breaches American Bankers Association ICBA NAFCU CUNA

Does Walmart’s Effort Secure the Future of Online Grocery Shopping?

Enterra Insights

The post Does Walmart’s Effort Secure the Future of Online Grocery Shopping? “It’s been clear for a while,” writes Bill Bishop (@BrickMeetsClick), Chief Architect at Brick Meets Click, “that a wide range … Continued. appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Digital Path to Purchase Food and Drink Supply Chain Web/Internet Enterra Solutions Internet Stephen DeAngelis

How Blockchain Technology Can Make the Supply Chain More Efficient, Transparent and Secure

Supply Chain Nation

Blockchain technology is causing a big disruption for logistics companies and has the potential to make the supply chain more efficient, transparent and secure. Blockchain can help to solve these challenges of efficiency, transparency, tracking and security. Solution providers need to enhance their offerings to enable their customers in improving the efficiency, security and transparency of their multi-party processes and collaborative supply chains.

Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance

Supply Chains Rock

Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance. For the past month Ive been working with IBMs internal supply chain security and compliance team. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Cargo Security: Protecting the Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Ensuring supply chain security requires that shippers and logistics providers stay one step ahead of thieves

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Alarms for Data and Information Security for Internet of Things Initiatives

Supply Chain Matters

Such challenges include sensitivity to data security and information privacy. This week, the Financial Times provided a specific B2C focused example of the meaning of data security challenges. Prediction Four of our Supply Chain Matters 2014 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains predicts that the current momentum surrounding Internet of Things (IoT) could be side railed if vendors do not step-up and address certain challenges.