Víctor Giner, head of information technology at the APV has been in charge of opening the conference held today and tomorrow in the Clock Building of the port of Valencia. The program has presentations, round tables and debates in which representatives of twenty Spanish ports participate – October 17, 2019
The Clock building of the port of Valencia has hosted a conference organized by Puertos del Estado focused on the application of ICT and cybersecurity. More than twenty representatives of Spanish ports attend these days in Valenciaport to this day under the title Smarter and Cybersecure Ports. Víctor Giner, head of Information Technology of Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia), has been in charge of giving the inaugural presentation.
During his speech, entitled “Landing the Digital Transformation”, Giner highlighted the importance of digital transformation in the ports that, today are “increasingly intermodal”. Giner also recalled that the application of these technologies allows the optimization of trade and transport flows, contributing to their competitiveness. In his presentation, the head of Information Technologies of the APV has taken a tour of the evolution of the industry and highlighted the important role he has played in the generation of automated and interconnected production processes of cybernetic physical systems.
Giner has highlighted digitization as key points of the digital transformation process; mobility and accessibility; data management; Integration and cultural change. In this regard, he recalled that the revolution “regardless of the sector will reach us all and that is why communication and the application of relevant security measures is vital”.
On the other hand, Mar Chao, Commercial and Business Development Director of the APV has given a presentation focused on the transition from the cargo port to the connected port.
The conference concluded with a panel discussion on the main challenges of the current cybersecurity scenario in which José Zapata, responsible for security and information of the APV, participated; as well as David García, representing Aruba; Óscar Atienza, representing Nunsys; and Jacinto Llamas, by Puertos del Estado.
Organized by State Ports and addressed to representatives of port authorities, these days have a complete program of round tables, presentations and debates with which to deal with cybersecurity and the incorporation of ICTs in the internal and external environment in the port environment. Among its objectives is to share experiences and propose solutions to situations faced by the cybersecurity and information technology departments in this environment.
Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia