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As Cyber Threats Grow, Companies Adopt Cybersecurity as a Service

Feature BY MARY LOU JAY ANDREY SUSLOV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM How good is your company at detecting intrusions into your computer network? Even if you aren’t aware of any problems, hackers may already be in your system and accessing your data. “It’s not at all uncommon that the first time a company knows they’ve been attacked is when the FBI comes and tells ...

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Cybersecurity, By the Numbers

By the Numbers In September, Keeper Security released its second annual U.S. Cybersecurity Census, polling 516 information-technology decision-makers at U.S. companies. Here are some key findings. 22% Percentage of U.S. businesses subjected to more than 250 attacks annually, while 12% experience more than 500 attacks per year. 57% Percentage of respondents saying it’s now taking longer to identify and respond ...

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MHI's New Docuseries Introduces Viewers to the Supply Chain Jobs of Tomorrow

Feature Inaugural 12 episodes spotlighting the unique value and skills of material handling and supply chain jobs will air on MHIView. BY CAROL MILLER, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, MHI GROUND PICTURE/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM For decades, supply chains have clandestinely performed anonymously and unrecognized in spite of their criticality to delivering the goods and supplies we rely on to live our daily lives. As ...

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The Scope 3 Challenge

Feature The climate impact from your company’s direct operations is likely a fraction of the greenhouse gas emissions produced throughout your corporate value chain, including those generated by suppliers of the goods and services you buy and by customers who use the products you sell. That’s why measuring and mitigating so-called Scope 3 emissions is rapidly emerging as an urgent ...

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Cyber Risk and Vendor Security Management

Feature BY TOM GRESHAM ISTOCK.COM/2D ILLUSTRATIONS AND PHOTOS The digital supply chain has brought new efficiencies and strengthened connectivity among partners. For companies to remain competitive today, engaging in the digital supply chain simply cannot be avoided. However, the digital supply chain also has brought an array of fresh challenges, including a heightened risk for cyberattacks. A major part of ...

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Using Connected Data to Manage Supply Chain Deliveries

Feature BY SARA PEARSON SPECTER GREENBUTTERFLY/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM One of the key takeaways for companies operating disrupted supply chains during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic (and its aftermath) was how imperative it had become to gain visibility throughout multiple tiers of suppliers—specifically their inbound deliveries. By gaining a more precise view of where a product was enroute, not to mention its ...

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Big Data and Connectivity

By The Numbers DARKO 1981/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM 85% of supply chain leaders have struggled with insufficient digital technologies in the supply chain. Source: McKinsey surveys of global supply leaders, May 15-22, 2020 Four out of five supply chain leaders expect to or already use AI and machine learning for planning. Source: McKinsey survey of global supply chain leaders, May 6-June 3, 2021 The global ...

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ProMat® 2023 Preview

MARCH 20-23, 2023 MCCORMICK PLACE CHICAGO, IL promatshow.com With over 900 of the world’s leading manufacturing and supply chain solution providers under one roof, you can see firsthand what the future holds – and find the tools you need to shockproof your operations and move your business forward. From hands-on demonstrations to 150 educational seminars and four exciting keynote speeches, ...

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

Industry Focus Automated solutions streamline operations in the pharmaceutical and health-products industry. BY NICK FORTUNA Photo provided by ABB Robotics Mark Cuban, the billionaire entrepreneur and television personality, made big news last January when his Cost Plus Drug Co. launched its online pharmacy, selling generic medications wholesale to retailers and directly to consumers paying in cash. By limiting its profit ...

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Designing Pandemic Resilient Healthcare Facilities

Higher Education A Unit-Level Case: Radiology Emergency Viewpoints BY SADAN KULTUREL-KONAK, PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, PENN STATE BERKS AND MICHAEL A. BRUNO, PROFESSOR OF RADIOLOGY & MEDICINE, PENN STATE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, HERSHEY HXDBZXY/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM For over two and a half years, the world has been fighting COVID-19, with the total death toll passing 6.5 million, and there has been ...

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