29 Jul 2022

OODA Network Member John Sullivan on the 2X Increase in Cyber-Attacks on the Port of Los Angeles

In February, we provided further analysis of the impact of Covid-19 and resilient supply chains – with a focus on the Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and their role in the strategic impact of global intermodal supply chain gridlock on IT supply chains. As a follow-up to this analysis, this recent item from the OODA Loop DAily Pulse on Monday, July 25h caught our eye: “Cyber-Attacks on Port of LA Double.”  Historically, from a national security perspective, this port infrastructure in south Los Angeles has always been a geopolitical target.  In fact, the Los Angeles Harbor was #2 on the Japanese attack list after Pearl Harbor.

How is this historical threat vector extending into cyber in 2022?

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