Graham Ahearne, Corvil Director, Security Product Management, said that the advanced, persistent threat landscape in cyber security poses an enormous risk to global financial markets and Cyber Resilience can be built through standards, collaboration and AI-Powered Automation in these markets.
New guidelines are developed to help operators in addressing maritime cyber risks. With a series of classification notations, guidelines and services, operators can have a tool to help them comply with regulatory requirements, safeguard their crews and protect their assets from cyber attacks.
The UK P&I Club has compiled a bulletin answering to questions about cyber risks in the shipping industry in relation to P&I insurance. Considering that a cyber-attack could catastrophically impact the safe navigation of a vessel, maritime cyber risks come within the scope of P&I in case these arise from the operation of a ship.
In its March edition of ‘Phish and Ships’, Be Cyber Aware at Sea cited the most influential and destructive examples of ransomware currently emerging. Despite significant progress, ransomware is still difficult to stop even for Windows computers running antivirus. The only reliable defence is a backup, but even that can come under attack if it can be reached from the infected PC.
Ahead of EU GDPR entry into force, across the EU from 25th May 2018 onwards, an effective Cyber Security Management Plan could provide guidance to secure shipping companies and managed vessels from potential cyber threats.
Stena Bulk discusses with Iranian Foreign Minister regarding Stena Impero release22/08/2019
Enhancing maritime security in Libya22/08/2019
Measures taken to improve oil spill contingency planning in South East Asia22/08/2019
IMO's steps to create a marine biodiversity protection treaty22/08/2019
Bridge parts transported for second arch bridge at Port of Rotterdam22/08/2019
Construction for Rotterdam Polymer Hub begins22/08/2019
Gulf of Mexico lease sale results in $159m in high bids22/08/2019
World's first autonomous oil skimmer presented22/08/2019
Titanic wreck is becoming vulnerable22/08/2019
UK ports record steady performance during 201822/08/2019