When will the IT Security industry move back to objectivity and rationality to treat cyber security on board ships with a realistic view? Capt. Gunter Schütze observes an incomparable hysteria – as he describes it – fueled by the IT security branche with mind-boggling scenarios.
Capt. Gunter Schutze
Having analyzed cyber threats for ship networks and ship electronic equipment, Capt. Gunter Schütze this time focuses on the aboard container ships threats which, as he points out, are much more problematic and in case such threats come real the effects are often infernos with extreme consequences
Today, cyber-attacks can come from any direction, be it economic or political blackmail, damage to market competitors and their IT infrastructure, be it for military or terrorist purposes, writes Capt.Gunter Schütze. What is new is the hype about the external influence of viruses / Trojans / malware on internal networks on ships.
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