Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. signed a Cooperation Agreement to take part in the Charter of Trust on Cybersecurity. This agreement comes after the signing of the LOI on February 19. This makes MHI the first Asian member company as the 17th partner in the Global Cyber Security Initiative. The Charter of Trust was announced at the Munich Security Conference in 2018, launched by Siemens.
ClassNK releases guidelines and standards that outline cyber security measures based on the recently-released ClassNK Cyber Security Approach that outlines ClassNK’s basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships.
In April’s edition of Phish and Ships, cyber attacks are on the spotlight. Although they are devastating, they are sophisticated and ShadowHammer is here to prove it. Gideon Lenkey, President of Ra Security Systems Inc and Epsco-Ra Maritime Cyber Security, focuses on the importance of cyber security.
ABS announced a partnership with Mission Secure to provide cyber protection. Based on the FCI Cyber Risk Methodology, the incorporation of the MSi platform aims to provide ABS with better cyber defence of industrial control systems that operate modern vessels and offshore platforms. FCI Cyber Risk Methodology provides a way to count and quantify risk.
The Netherlands’ Court of Audit conducted a research based on whether important waterworks are enough-protected against cyber attacks. Although the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has made many attempts to protect the country’s automated tunnels, bridges, locks and flood defences, the automation systems are decades old.
Cyber security is a crucial matter nowadays, as the shipping companies that are being attacked or even hacked seem to be increasing. Specifically, Hong Kong shipping lines passwords were hacked easily from an everyday browsing.
Norwegian renewable energy company Norsk Hydro said it continues to progress towards normal operations, following the cyber attack that disrupted its operations in March. The preliminary estimated financial impact for the first full week following the cyber attack is around NOK 300-350 million.
ClassNK launched its ClassNK Cyber Security Approach which focuses on a basic approach to ensure onboard cyber security for ships. The response was compiled to assist stakeholders take appropriate measures to ensure the vessel’s safety and is based on trends in international institutions and maritime bodies.
Cyber attacks seem to be a common phenomenon nowadays, as more and more companies experience cyber threat incidents. Therefore, Louis Hur, CEO at NSHC & Shield Consulting co., Ltd. focused on the importance of Operating Technology system penetration test for the maritime industry.
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