Article Out Loud - Fighting Cyberattacks at the Western Hemisphere’s Busiest Port

Full article by Gene Seroka, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, February 14, 2024.

In this featured article, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles shares the port’s efforts to combat millions of cyber-intrusion threats each year. Listen to this expert’s experience with protecting cargo shipping ports, which are highly visible and vulnerable targets for cybercriminals.

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Gene Seroka

Gene Seroka is the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, which has experienced a series of historic, record-breaking performances since his appointment in 2014. A respected global trade expert, Seroka has distinguished himself as a leader throughout his illustrious career in shipping, global logistics, and executive management. As executive director of the busiest container port in North America, Seroka is responsible for managing a $2 billion budget, advancing major capital projects, growing trade volume, and promoting innovative, sustainable practices that strengthen the region’s economy. Prior to joining the Port, Seroka held several key positions – nationally and internationally – in sales and management for American President Lines (APL) Limited. He holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in marketing from the University of New Orleans.



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