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.
HudsonAnalytix and its cyber risk management subsidiary, HudsonCyber, announced the inclusion of its HACyberLogix cyber risk management decision-support software solution with DNV GL’s Veracity industry platform. HACyberLogix combines maritime risk management with cybersecurity expertise.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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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