Jorge Vasquez

Head of IT
Ensenada International Terminal

45 years, Computer Science bachelor degree from Veracruz Technological Institute in Mexico. Started his career working for Veracruz’s  Port Authorities as software programmer and technical support in the government. Later, he was in charge of the department responsible of processing and validating documentation for delivering and receiving import/export cargo. Afterwards, he moved to Ensenada working for private initiative starting from software development and broadening his technical capabilities which now includes overseeing all IT aspects related to container terminal operations such as: IT Infrastructure, Software Development, Information Security, Databases and Help Desk.  Nowadays, with 15 years of experience in port operations, he manages a team of IT specialists to fulfill requirements of clients, authorities and other third parties related to port activity in the region of Mexico close to the US border

Sessions

CYBERSECURITY IN PORTS AND TERMINALS: PREPARING FOR THE THREAT OF A CYBER-ATTACK
Friday 21st May 2021, 3.30PM-4.45PM BST
As Ports and Terminals increase their adoption of integrated technologies and digitalisation to remain competitive, their vulnerability to the threat of a cyber breach also becomes greater. This session will explain the key risks to ports and terminals and the measures you can take to ensure you are resilient against the threat of cyber-attack.

• Understanding how a cyber-attack can affect and disrupt operations at ports and terminals.
• Identifying the specific cyber threats posing risks to ports and terminals.
• What steps can you take to prevent a cyber-attack in your terminal?
• How the policy surrounding Cybersecurity implementation can help the industry.
• Lessons from other industries.