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?

Public-Private Partnerships Key to Improving Cross Border Security

Ryder Exchange

For their part, law enforcement and Homeland Security agencies can facilitate trade by helping protect critical infrastructure. Mexico Border Security Summit learned, collaboration can help ensure security and efficient logistics along a shared 2,000-mile border.

Trending Sources

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.

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.

Perfect Security by 2025?

Inbound Logistics

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

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.

GS1 Registry: Achieving Food Security with Sustainable Farming Standards

Appterra

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.

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.

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.

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

Cargo Security: Protecting the Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

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

Cargo 24

Supply Chain Security: Playing It Safe

Inbound Logistics

Successful companies are concerned about inventory loss, fraud, terrorism, product tampering, diversion, counterfeiting, smuggling, the theft of proprietary information, and cybercrime. Here’s how to prevent these threats from negatively impacting your company’s bottom line and reputation

Thieves are Going Nuts over Weak Supply Chain Security Measures

EFT

“In addition to the actual threats, many factors make global supply chains complex and challenging to secure. Thieves have also tested security measures by sending scout trucks that abruptly leave processing plants without picking up loads” it continues. .

Manufacturing and Cyber Security: A 5 Step Process to Create Internal and Customers’ Peace of Mind

Cerasis

Editor's Note: As we see the transition to digital manufacturing and the use of the cloud and other web-based systems, manufacturing and cyber security continue to collide. Cyber security is rapidly becoming a dominant concern for manufacturers and consumers.

Major Move by Boeing to Secure Service Parts Revenue Control

Supply Chain Matters

Equipment and capital goods manufacturers have increasingly re-discovered new and growing revenue opportunities that reside in added services and service parts sectors related to in-service equipment. Such opportunities are especially pertinent across commercial or defense focused aircraft which have operational service that spans many years of service. However, when an industry dominant such as Boeing […].

The WannaCry Cyberattack: Another Warning for Supply Chain Executives

Talking Logistics

Here are three recommendations: Make sure your IT systems are still supported by the vendors and continuously updated with the latest security patches. In the early days of software-as-a-service, security was arguably the top concern many companies had about deploying a SaaS application.

A Secure Supply Chain – Reducing Cargo Theft Risk

Supply Chain Link

The Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) reported a five-year high in cargo incidents in 2015 with a large percentage of growth in freight thefts year over year 1.

Cargo 22

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.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

Kewill

While there is no suggestion that the freight forwarders responsible for shipping the containers had any involvement, this case does highlight the ongoing risks associated with, as well as the weak links in, global supply chain security.

Pharma Exploring Blockchain to Increase Supply Chain Security

Material Handling & Logistics

The MediLedger Project aims to demonstrate compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, utilizing capabilities found with blockchain technology to track and trace prescription medicines.

Airport (in)security & the digital economy disruption

Quintiq

I want to focus on two things I dread about these airports: the taxi ride to the airport and “security” arrangements. Besides caring about the “business security” of my customers, I also care about my physical security while flying.

5 Ways to Secure Your Supply Chain From a Cyber Attack

AFFLINK

To ensure business continuity, it's vital to properly protect your company's security. If your security was watertight in 2016, it probably isn't in 2017. For a secure operation, try incorporating these tests into your supply chain optimization plan for the year.

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

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.

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.

7 Use Cases for Hyperledger in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

This numbering schema would be carried in blockchain messaging, enabling writing information once, and safe/secure communication across the network. Messages are transmitted and opened safely and securely. Safe and Secure Supply Chains. Hyperledger. Blockchain. New concepts?

Congo 85

4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

Cerasis

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.

Cargo 15

China Based Cainiao Secures Investment Funding for Strategic Investments

Supply Chain Matters

Prediction Nine within our 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains (Available for complementary downloading in our Supply Chain Matters Research Center) predicts that online customer fulfillment providers Alibaba and Amazon, by virtue of playing the role of industry disruptor, will expand their presence in direct customer logistics fulfillment. Of late, we have featured […].

Is Your Supply Chain Cyber Secure? 5 Tips for Keeping Viruses Away

Icecorp

Businesses are starting to reevaluate their cyber security measures and for organizations in the supply chain industry, there’s too much at stake to simply delete your browsing history and restart your computer.

Will America’s Next President Secure Infrastructure Spend?

PLS Logistics

A long-term funding plan to modernize America’s infrastructure has been extensively talked about in political circles. This election, it’s not different.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

While the Coast Guard initiated a number of activities and coordinating strategies to improve physical security in specific ports, it has not conducted a risk assessment that fully addresses cyber-related threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences. The second report , issued by TrapX Security, is even more troubling because it hits closer to home — that is, the warehouses and IT systems of manufacturers, retailers, and logistics service providers.

Market Update: Secure Capacity with These 3 Tips

PLS Logistics

Shippers are expecting higher rates and less capacity this year, so many are trying to lock in contract rates and secure trucks before the spike. Carriers have been hammered by low fuel prices, strict regulations, and rising equipment costs.

How to Ensure Cargo Security

PLS Logistics

If you are lucky enough to avoid cargo theft issues in your transportation activities, you should still be prepared to face it. Cargo theft is one of the 5 main causes of freight claims, as research shows.

Cargo 30

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, the word security has a different meaning. Unfortunately, we live in a world where the need for security for a Papal visit turns a city upside down. The pope comes in peace; but to prepare, we are in a high-security lock down mode. Rethinking Safe and Secure.

The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

Talking Logistics

Cyber Security: As a network-based company, security and protecting customer data is a top priority for Descartes and the leadership team, which is why the company invests a significant amount of time, money, and resources on network security.

Securing Supplies is No Game for Nintendo

APICS

In today’s competitive tech world, the fight is not only for customers but for parts as well. Last week, The Wall Street Journal outlined how Nintendo is competing with companies that make mobile phones, computer servers and other tech products to get the components it needs for its new Switch gaming machine

Blockchain Technology: Silver Bullet or Simply Buzz

Enterra Insights

Best Practices Business Connectivity Secure Information Sharing Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis“Blockchain technology stands poised to rewrite how business is conducted if its potential is achieved,” declares Thor Olavsrud (@ThorOlavsrud).[1]

More Powerful and Widespread Cyberattack Incidents- The Wake-Up for Internet of Things Deployment Initiatives

Supply Chain Matters

Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Internet of Things Supply Chain Technology information security threats related to Internet of Things deployments Supply chain Matters blog supply chain wide information security threatsLate last week, a series of waves of online attacks on Domain Name Server (DNS) provider Dyn Inc.

IoT Technology Draws Investor Interest- Thin Film Electronics Secures Additional Funding

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters has provided previous commentaries citing next generation technology involving smart item-level labeling technology that can be applicable to either supply chain business intelligence, demand sensing or tracking needs. Evolving next-generation labeling utilizes printed electronics and near-field communications (NFC-enabled) smart labels to track products and their various states. This new evolution is the […].