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Why is it important to report cyber incidents

Gideon Lenkey, Technology Director at EPSCO-Ra talks about why it is crucial to report cyber attacks and incidents. These incidents happen every day, while the majority of them is never reported. A reason why is this happening are the victims, who want to keep the threat quiet. and the lack of awareness regarding where could someone report a cyber incident.

New partnership to focus on shipping cyber security

UK-based cyber security company NCC Group and US-based Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. announced a strategic alliance in maritime cyber security. The companies aim to provide a set of security consulting services that focus on understanding operational threats.

Maritime lacks cyber security readiness, says new paper

A paper issued by Future Directions International highlighted that the maritime industry remains unprepared for cyber security threats, With around 50,000 ships at sea or in port at any one time, the maritime transport industry is highly exposed to cyber attacks.

How US tackles cyber threats

In an initiative that perhaps the shipping industry can learn from, the US Marine Corps launched a couple of years ago the Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group (MCCYWG), a hacking support unit which now supports the US Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace (MARFORCYBER) established in 2010.

To tackle cyber risks, you have to get onboard

No vessel operator is likely to achieve 100% cyber security but understanding real-world bridge operations can help generate practical solutions writes Nick Hollaway, technical director, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine.

North P&I Club accredited for efficient cyber protection

North of England P&I Club has received the government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, which is awarded to companies which have successfully implemented systems to protect themselves against common cyber threats.

Ten basic cyber security tips

The major cyber attacks against Maersk last year and COSCO over this summer were more than a shaking reminder for businesses worldwide that they should focus more on cyber security. Be Cyber Aware at Sea shares a top-10 best practice for businesses to ensure they are cyber-secured.

Trends in cyber-attacks for shipping industry

The shipping industry is characterized by a great deal of scepticism and is too slow in gearing up to face the cyber risk and deal with the forthcoming regulatory changes around cyber, said Philp Roche, partner of Norton Rose Fulbright in a recent interview posted on the law firm’s website.

Maersk, IBM name joint blockchain venture ‘TradeLens’

Maersk and IBM announced that the name of their joint blockchain venture will be named TradeLens. In addition, the joint venture now counts 94 partners. TradeLens aims to move all administrative processes and transactions associated with one container shipment to the internet.


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