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CSO Alliance: Shipping industry needs culture change on crime reporting

While the voting procedure for the 2018 SAFETY4SEA Awards is open, Mark Sutcliffe Managing Director of CSO Alliance explains the motivation behind this project which has been shortlisted for the ‘Initiative’ category. Mr. Sutcliffe notes that the reporting of cyber incidents has been very poor so far for many reasons.

Cosco still affected by cyber attack

After Cosco’s operations in the US were hit by a cyber-attack on Tuesday, July 24, affecting its daily operations, there are reports saying that the cyber attack has spread. As the company informed, the network has failed in Americas, and as a result the email and telephones are not working properly.

Cyber attack hits Cosco’s operations in US

Cosco’s operations in the US were hit by a cyber-attack on Tuesday, July 24. As a result its daily operations in the US were affected. The company’s operations outside the US are not affected, according to reports, while terminal operations are continuing their operations unaffected.

IMO Sec-Gen focuses on new maritime security landscape

Speaking at the ‘Maritime security in the 21st century’ symposium at the Brazilian Naval War College, Rio de Janeiro, on 20 July, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim emphasized on how IMO is working to address the digital revolution in all aspects of its work.

UN launches Panel to address the effects of digitalization

Tech experts gathered to explain the benefits of digital technology. These experts aim to show how new technologies can be used effectively, while also protecting against unwanted or unexpected negative impacts. The panel will be comprised of women and men of technology, public policy, science, and academia.

NIS Directive: When cyber security meets operational resilience

NISD should be viewed as means by which to bring harbor authorities, port operators, passenger and freight transport organizations up to speed with the modern digital world. This article aims to clarify why this directive is of much essence, referring not only to cyber security, but also to operational resilience.

USCG starts Cyber Systems major

The US Coast Guard Academy informed that it will add a new academic program. Beginning with the Class of 2022, the Academy will offer an academic major in Cyber Systems, aiming to allow the younger generation to better meet the emerging operational and support needs of the service.

The need of multi-layered phishing mitigation: A real case study

After publishing a multilayered approach model of defense against cyber breaches, the UK National Cyber Security Centre presented a case example of a real attack on a company showing how effective layering of their defences gave them a strong overall defence.

Defending phishing attacks: A multi-layered approach

The UK National Cyber Security Centre has issued an industry cyber security guidance, outlining a multi-layered approach that can improve resilience against phishing, whilst minimising disruption to user productivity. Typical defences against phishing are reliant on users’ abilities to detect phishing emails.


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