Certification Program Designed for Small-to-Medium Operations Needing to Protect Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Washington — Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and SERJON LLC announced a new collaborative effort to bring commercial vehicle cybersecurity training to TMC, ATA and other ATA Council members. The collaboration provides their members access to the certification training at a discounted price.
SERJON designed the module-based cybersecurity training program to better enable practitioners and decisionmakers to secure and defend their business information technology systems, equipment and companies against threats and attacks, as well as to build incident response-capable and resilient organizations.
“In response to increasing security threats and attacks on businesses of all sizes, SERJON built the program to be an informative, practical and affordable online resource for small- and medium-sized businesses,” said SERJON Senior Vice President of Information Technology And Cybersecurity Urban Jonson. “The online coursework features eight lessons or modules that cover cyber threats and risks, cybersecurity basics, firewalls and endpoint protection, equipment setup and configuration, and much more.”
SERJON leveraged Jonson’s cybersecurity expertise in the transportation sector — especially heavy-duty vehicles — to create a special module within the series entitled Defending Heavy-Duty Vehicles, which will help students understand the unique cybersecurity threats against trucking companies and heavy vehicles, such as bring-your-own-devices, USB drives, HD radio, Bluetooth, telematics/ELD devices, general RF attacks, maintenance system/tools and service providers; general concepts and strategies for risk mitigation; and how to get help if your heavy vehicles experience a cyber attack.
“The ‘Defending Heavy-Duty Vehicles’ module was created specifically with ATA/TMC members in mind,” said TMC Executive Director Robert Braswell. “It provides members access to this valuable resource to help improve the industry’s technical knowledge, foundational skills, and eliminate knowledge and skills gaps in specific areas and better protect member companies and their critical assets.”
TMC, ATA and ATA Council members will receive a special invitation to register for the cybersecurity program at a discounted rate. For more information on joining TMC, call (703) 838-1763 or visit http://tmc.trucking.org.