Northeast Florida Maritime Information Exchange Supports One of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville’s National Priorities
WILMINGTON, DE, USA, September 16, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has partnered with the nonprofit Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MTS-ISAC) to form a new cybersecurity information sharing cooperative called the Northeast Florida Maritime Information Exchange (NEFL-MIX). Members of NEFL-MIX work together locally, and with other MTS-ISAC stakeholders from around the globe, to address cybersecurity preparedness, a national priority initiative of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Captain of the Port.
The program brings together JAXPORT tenants, vessel operators, rail and intermodal stakeholders, vendors, and local public sector organizations to collaboratively address cyber risks through information sharing.
“Cybersecurity is a critical part of supply chain security,” said JAXPORT CEO Eric Green. “We are thrilled to launch this important initiative to protect our maritime community from cyber threats and ensure that our port-related businesses can continue to do the important work they do to keep cargo moving and people working throughout Northeast Florida.”
JAXPORT is the tenth busiest container port in the United States by TEUs…