Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime. Source ) 2. Source ) 3.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime. Source) 2. Source) 3.

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New Supplier Registration Process – E-Sourcing

TPSynergy

As part of the Supply Chain Management, an important task of the sourcing team is to identify and Onboard new suppliers regularly. As part of the process, suppliers will be able to securely upload business documents like tax registration, business insurance certification etc.

LogiSYM Digital 2020: COVID-19 Is A Wake-Up Call for Supply Chains to Ramp Up Business Continuity & Security – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

With COVID-19 disruptions, many companies are grappling with security issues and facing challenges to stay in the game. With the boom of eCommerce and the shift towards last mile delivery, information security gaps will mean gaps in supply chain.

Time to Rethink Sourcing Rare Earth Elements

Supply Chain Game Changer

Strategic National Stockpiles and Sourcing for the National Interest! These Rare Earth Elements have long ago been abandoned for mining and processing here in the United States and are part of our reliance on Chinese sources of supply. Thus, co-operatives focused around REEs as a national security and economic policy should be set up to utilize the byproduct feedstock of the fertilizer industry. sourcing #rareearthelements. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

GS1 Registry: Achieving Food Security with Sustainable Farming Standards

Descartes

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. In conclusion, GS1 assists the United Nations with its goals to promote sustainable agriculture and achieve food security through The Blue Number Initiative.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Essentially, blockchain is a shared database that enables different users can append new data, authenticate user’s new data with strong cryptography, and provides incentives for other strangers to manage and secure updates. Christopher Tang.

Transparency is the first step to securing global supply chains

SupplyShift

The abrupt shift in shopping patterns and demand for certain consumer goods and medical supplies compounded the problem and revealed the risk of maintaining small inventories through just-in-time sourcing. The consensus among experts is that transparency is the critical first step towards understanding the source of current disruptions and getting ahead of future turmoil that’s bound to occur as coronavirus responses ramp up and down in different countries and regions.

COVID-19: Implications on inventory planning, sourcing and procurement

EFT

We need to look at alternative sources of procurement, of production, alternative factories, alternative countries. I am sure that we will need to bring more via air than by sea and we need to pay for securing capacity on those options and we are prepared to do some order fragmentation.” . As demand rides a rollercoaster in the last few months, huge adjustments have been asked from businesses in every corner of the world and sector.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Essentially, blockchain is a shared database that enables different users can append new data, authenticate user’s new data with strong cryptography, and provides incentives for other strangers to manage and secure updates. In 2014, Vitalik Buterin and his team developed a public, open-source blockchain-based computing platform that is known as Ethereum. This incident really calls the security of public blockchains into question. Christopher Tang.

Sourcing Offices: a shift of paradigm

KEPLER Consulting

Over last decade, sourcing offices became a major piece within globalized footprint of western retailers. After a first era of development and opportunity catch up particularly positive and characterized by consistent purchasing gains , most of these Sourcing Offices are now searching for their second breath. Back to the origins, the Sourcing Offices have been developed by retailers for two main reasons: #1 Gather demands coming from various entities within a same group.

Sourcing Tips: How to Find the Right Food Service Supplies

AFFLINK

Make a comprehensive list of the equipment that you need before you begin sourcing these items. Loans for equipment are secured with the value of the equipment, so they can be easier to procure than other types of small business funding. Many restaurants go through a separate distributor for their regular food items and baked goods, as they can source baked goods locally that are fresher.

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. High-profile breaches such as the ones cited above have spotlighted cyber security, but awareness of the actual risks involved is still relatively limited.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

Source: Deloitte Report – The Future of Work. You’ll find some of those quick-career-launching jobs below, along with an overview of the qualifications that will help you secure them. Source: APICS – The Hunt for Supply Chain Talent Continues. Source: LinkedIn “About Us” page. Source: HR Times. Source: U.S. Online job sites, social media, and recruitment agencies are not the only sources of starter jobs in supply chain and logistics.

7 Use Cases for Hyperledger in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I believe we need to move to Open Source tech. This transition from closed and proprietary solutions to open source capabilities will not happen quickly. The Hyperledger project is an Open Source blockchain platform. Our goal is to test the open source version from IBM in the digital sandbox/lab environment at Schneider Electric. Messages are transmitted and opened safely and securely. Safe and Secure Supply Chains. Hyperledger. Blockchain. New concepts?

Sorting out Risk in FinTech Source Chains

NC State SCRC

But emerging technology is now beginning to create new ways to think about sourcing risk, which in the past has been a very manual, encumbered process. This has caused banks to look at the flow of activities in the “source chain”, which refers to the way that third parties use bank data for different opreations. Today, this end to end sourcing process has literally hundreds of different steps in the process. Let’s examine the source chain in more detail.

Blockchain for Responsible Sourcing – Where Does It Fit?

SupplyShift

The next-level security, transparency, and efficiency of blockchain technology will redefine many industries and business processes, especially those dealing with transactional data. Does the vast potential of this promising technology mean that companies of all sizes and stages should be rebuilding their responsible sourcing systems from the ground up to include it? Not only does the blockchain offer data security, but also unprecedented transparency.

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. I love the energy, caring, and humility of Pope Francis, and I look forward to being one of the two million spectators lining the streets; but, the level of security in this city this weekend is an unprecedented experience. The pope comes in peace; but to prepare, we are in a high-security lock down mode.

Be more Strategic about Your Supply Chain Sourcing

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A strategic approach to sourcing what you need to keep your business moving can help avoid disruptions and stay competitive in today’s competitive market. A strategic approach to obtaining what you need to keep your business and products moving—whether you’re sourcing raw materials, manufactured accessories, or transportation capacity—can help avoid unforeseen disruptions and create a competitive advantage in today’s changing market.

Managing Threats And Opportunities With Cognitive Sourcing

LevaData

As digital innovation takes the forefront when it comes to customer experience and engagement, new connections between brand managers, manufacturing, and sources of supply are rapidly emerging. Organizations will begin to move away from calendar-based sourcing events to an as-needed process that allows for more agile management of their supply chain. First of all, the search for socially responsible, regulatory compliant sources of supply is already daunting.

Compliance is Necessary, Sourcing is Strategic

Logistics Viewpoints

Sourcing is strategic. GTC content is necessary for strategic sourcing. But what is really needed are engines that quickly allow companies to understand what they need to do in component sourcing for their products to qualify for duty free treatement. The post Compliance is Necessary, Sourcing is Strategic appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Trade Security global trade compliance

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. According to Andy Szal , the global cyber security market will grow between 20 and 25 percent annually through 2021. However, cyber security has become a critical component of effective management in manufacturing.

Blockchain: A Single, Immutable, Serialized Source of Truth

Material Handling & Logistics

Blockchain technology could help introduce higher levels of security to and confidence in supply chain transactions. A blockchain is a secure, digital ledger of data, organized in blocks that are linked together sequentially (hence the name). First, it’s important to understand that each link in the blockchain is completely secure and unbreakable. Acquire the source materials: add a block. And so on, from source to end-customer receipt.

5 Reasons for Using Open-Source Software

Descartes

At the present, a number of open-source software are accessible over the Internet. Magento, combined with other open-source technologies, enable businesses all over the world to make reliable and flexible customer-oriented solutions. Many are still skeptical about open-source, but the software poses practical and philosophical reasons that should not be ignored. Through the open-source software, businesses can modify solutions according to their particular needs.

Supplier Management and Sourcing in the Fashion Industry – Under the Spotlight

Jaggaer

More than virtually any other sector, sourcing and supplier management in the fashion industry have been exposed to intense scrutiny in recent years, while the functions have become of increasingly strategic importance to business success. Information security – the ability to keep all of this secret – is therefore a critical success factor. JAGGAER’s sourcing, contracts and supplier management solutions have been fine-tuned to the nuances of the sector.

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Getting The Most From Your E-Sourcing Software

ProcurePort

What Is E-Sourcing? E-sourcing software is essentially a secure, web-based tool created by procurement professionals and entrepreneurs alike to assist procurement businesses around the globe. e-Sourcing Software

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

However recent reports from Europol, Europe's crime fighting agency, highlight that ocean freight is now a target for criminal on criminal activity, with an ongoing court case involving organized criminals recruiting hackers to bypass port security systems in order to locate and intercept containers where illegal drugs had been hidden in order to be smuggled into Europe. Source: BBC News.

What Happens when Internet of Things Meets Open Source

Descartes

This, and so much more, is possible with open source. At the present time, many businesses use open source software due to a number of reasons. Some of them are even more valuable – including security, quality, The post What Happens when Internet of Things Meets Open Source appeared first on Appterra. Blog Internet of Things Open-sourceImagine your appliances being able to communicate with other Internet-connected devices.

The Wisdom of the Crowd (Sourcing) Doesn’t Apply to Commercial Shipping

Supply Chain Collaborator

More than a year ago, the Supply Chain Collaborator blog examined the trend toward crowd sourcing and wondered aloud whether an “Uber for commercial shipping” was imminent. Sixteen months later, a virtual lifetime in the technology realm, the crowd sourcing economy shows no signs of slowing with numerous solutions emerging across a host of industries. Clearly, sourcing for price alone leaves much to be desired and would not be acceptable for large volume shippers.

Parts Are Not Parts

Supply Chain Shaman

For many, mandating SAP is job security for the IT implementation team. A slight change within a function–in sourcing or manufacturing, or along the chain–can greatly impact the outcomes of cost, customer service, or working capital.

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Sourcing vs Procurement: Covering the Pros and Cons

ProcurePort

When it comes to securing inventory there are two main approaches that companies can take. The first is known as sourcing – which is mainly applied to direct goods inventory. Simply put, sourcing is a strategy that is meant for companies who stock […]. The post Sourcing vs Procurement: Covering the Pros and Cons appeared first on ProcurePort Blog The second is procurement, which is more aligned with indirect inventory supplies.

How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

So, in this post, I outline Parade’s approach to securing your data and ensuring your privacy. We pride ourselves on maintaining separation of data amongst our customers, protecting their privacy, and securing their data. For example, we use over 20 different types of data sources to help calculate the optimal carriers for a specific load— data that is broker-specific and will never be used to train another brokerage’s matching algorithm.

How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

So, in this post, I outline Parade’s approach to securing your data and ensuring your privacy. We pride ourselves on maintaining separation of data amongst our customers, protecting their privacy, and securing their data. For example, we use over 20 different types of data sources to help calculate the optimal carriers for a specific load— data that is broker-specific and will never be used to train another brokerage’s matching algorithm.

How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

So, in this post, I outline Parade’s approach to securing your data and ensuring your privacy. We pride ourselves on maintaining separation of data amongst our customers, protecting their privacy, and securing their data. For example, we use over 20 different types of data sources to help calculate the optimal carriers for a specific load— data that is broker-specific and will never be used to train another brokerage’s. Secure in Transit, Protected in Storage.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process

Kinaxis

IT security: This is also often ignored when thinking about Supply Chain risk. Not a pleasant idea to think about but something that is happening every day despite the billions of dollars spent on IT security. Mitigating Risk – inventory tracking and dual sourcing are considered to be the most effective risk mitigation strategies. by John Westerveld Reason #5: Not having a supply chain risk management process.