Ports are under Cyber-Attack - Prepare now!
Ports are constantly being probed by nefarious actors, and two ports last month confirmed that they had been hacked.
The Port of San Diego CEO, Randa Coniglio, released the following statement on September 26th:
“The Port of San Diego has experienced a serious cybersecurity incident that has disrupted the agency's information technology systems. The Port first received reports of the disruption on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The Port has mobilized a team of industry experts and local, regional, state and federal partners to minimize impacts and restore system functionality, with priority placed on public safety-related systems.”
The Port of Barcelona, Spain, was hacked the same week. As alarmingly, victims often do not find that they have been hacked until months later, if ever, because they lack the insight into their networks and information systems.
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