10 things eft’s been reading this week

You aren’t as safe as you think

As prominent attacks continue against transport and logistics companies or even entire national sectors, it appears many aren’t taking the threat seriously enough or looking hard enough at themselves.

We found that 65% of logistics solution and service providers lack a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). A report from Microsoft and Marsh found that few believe that their company is a threat to others but 43% said they probably wouldn't be able to protect themselves from cyber threats if they came from their third-party partners.

With this in mind, we explore ongoing attacks, areas of vulnerability and potential responses in this week’s 10 things.

Previously unknown tools being deployed in cyber attacks on Kuwait logistics sector. [Logistics Middle East]

Hackers target transportation and shipping companies in new trojan malware campaign. [ZDNet]

Tech-Powered Trucks Force Transport Sector to Consider Cybersecurity. [Wall Street Journal]

3 Ways to Mitigate Cyber Risk in Your Supply Chain. [Inbound Logistics]

Supply chain actors agree that everyone's a security risk – except themselves, of course. [The Register]

In supply chain management, the best defense is a good offense. [FCW]

Cyber attack risk ‘growing’ in food supply chains. [Fresh Produce Journal]

How effective cybersecurity strategies apply to transport and logistics businesses. [SC Magazine]

‘Cyber deniers’ are a threat to supply chain security. [FreightWaves]

Shipping cyber terrorism threat heightened by digitalization. [FreightWaves]

To hear CIO and CISOs from brands including Flexport, Wabash National and DSC talk about cyber security, book your ticket to the Logistics CIO Forum: North America.

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