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Fight Ransomware with Cyber Resiliency

3PL PERSPECTIVES Chuck Cook | RENOVODATA TRANSPORTATION ORGANIZATIONS ARE not only at a higher risk of fallout from ransomware due to their 24/7 uptime requirements, but studies also show that transportation is targeted more frequently than other industries. When ransomware infiltrates your network, it can spread horizontally and vertically through your infrastructure like wildfire, garnering administrative credentials and encrypting all ...

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Building a Cyber Risk Management Program

3PL PERSPECTIVES Doug Grawe | THE GRAWE GROUP, LLC BY NOW YOU have read and heard many horror stories of hacks, ransomware, cyber-warfare, and other cyber-related doomsday scenarios. Instead of listening to more scary stories, get proactive with a wholistic cyber risk management program. A good cyber risk management program includes identifying team roles and responsibilities, identifying risks, training for ...

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Best Practices to Mitigate Cyber Risks

3PL PERSPECTIVES Zuleika Medina | AVALON RISK MANAGEMENT IT’S NOT UNCOMMON to hear about a cyberattack in the news since, regardless of size, every business is a potential target. In the past several years, the logistics and transportation industry has become an attractive target for cybercriminals. Some of the largest transportation and logistics companies have fallen victim to cyberattacks, specifically ...

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Hiring Technology

3PL PERSPECTIVES Gaylon Johnson Jr. | STANDARD TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC. HOW DOES A smaller brokerage keep up? Do you find yourself wanting extra time to grow your business? How many hours a day do you spend tracking a load only to be lied to by the carrier? There are numerous companies that will help you with the technology needed to ...

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TIA Member Spotlight: Sharing the Story of New Member Companies

Trevor Blietz | TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION AT THE TIA Member Services team, we are always striving to improve the information we have about our members. We like to know the size of their companies, what primary services they provide, their primary markets, and demographic information that can help us better serve you. Our marketing campaigns and surveys allow us to ...

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Contracts, Processes & Controls for Sharing Data

3PL Perspectives Alex Hamerstone | TRUSTEDSEC IT IS EASY to become overwhelmed with all the latest cybersecurity products and information, but the good news is that many of the basic things organizations can do are also the most impactful. It is, however, important to mention that many things that are simple in concept can be complex in their execution. Requirements ...

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Cybersecurity Awareness

President’s Message Anne Reinke, PRESIDENT & CEO, TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION YOU WILL NOTICE that this month’s issue of 3PL Perspectives magazine focuses on the ever-escalating cyber-threats to all businesses, ours included. Quoting from this issue, in 2021, ransomware attacks increased 93% year over year. (Check Point). And the total, global cost of ransomware in 2021 increased to $20 billion. (Cloudwards). ...

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Growing & Expanding

TIA President and CEO Anne Reinke and the staff of TIA usher in June as Member Appreciation Month with a host of activities and meetings to honor and connect with our members.

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