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Cyber Threats in the News

Threat Intelligence and Awareness
Google alerts: Using strategic key words, set up google alerts to monitor security breaches or to simply be aware of current cybersecurity threats specific to your company or industry.

HelpNetSecurityOffers daily security news with a focus on enterprise security.
KrebsOnSecurity: Brian Krebs, a journalist formerly with The Washington Post, offers in-depth security news and investigation.
Packet Storm Security: Stay aware of vulnerabilities that might affect your systems by keeping up with the latest cyber security news.
SANS Internet Storm Center: SANS constantly monitors the internet for any signs indicative of a malicious attack and makes its findings available--for free--to any internet user.

ScamSurvivors: Get the scoop on current scams in the media and how to avoid being a victim of online fraud.
SocEngineerInc: Twitter account run by phenomenal Christopher Hadnagy, the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC.
Steve Gibson: Steve Gibson, the founder of Gibson Research Corporation, provides a more personal perspective on cyber security.
Lance Spitzner: Lance Spitzner is a self-described security Geek, board member of the National Cyber Security Alliance, and the Director of SANS Security Awareness.

Hacking-Humans: Each week, the CyberWire’s Hacking Humans Podcast looks behind the social engineering scams, phishing schemes, and criminal exploits that are making headlines.
Recorded Future: This podcast takes you inside the world of cyber threat intelligence. Hear stories from the trenches as well as get the skinny on established and emerging adversaries.
The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show: This weekly podcast presents ideas that help you become digitally invisible, stay secure from cyber threats, and make you a better online investigator.


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Thank you for visiting our new Cyber Security web pages. The more we add to this site, the more valuable it becomes for our members and our industry. We welcome your suggestions, questions and additions.

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LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this site is provided for informational purposes only 
and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter.

What We Do

As the premier trade association for the forwarder and logistics industry, AfA members range from small businesses employing fewer than 20 people to large companies with well over 1,000 employees.  

By being a member we protect your business, we offer your company the opportunity to network with industry colleagues at employees and dedicated contractors. As a member of you will increase your knowledge of industry standards, practices and ongoing developments.


We are working proactively with cargo airlines, federal regulatory agencies, other interested stakeholders and members of Congress to promote cargo operations with airlines and to influence impending regulations.

Networking Events

The Airforwarders Association takes great pride in understanding and actively communicating with airfreight forwarders throughout the United States, and one of our core goals is to provide opportunities for our members to engage with peers in the community. 


AfA is pleased and proud to bring a new training option to its members.  Teaming up with GISTnet, a preeminent provider of on-line training for airfreight professionals, AfA is now offering a full spectrum of training courses, over 100 in all.