ClassNK joined the Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MTS-ISAC) aiming to boost its cyber risk management. Accordingly, the collaboration provides ClassNK with actionable insights from community-sourced cyber threat intelligence to reinforce its Cyber Security Guidelines to help prevent cyber incidents from negatively impacting the safety and security of maritime operations.
In light of the increasing cyber threats and attacks within the shipping industry, the Shipowners Club launched an interactive guide that summarizes the key considerations owners and operators should make when building a cyber security plan based on the recommended “Five Functions”.
In the July edition of Be Cyber Aware at Sea, Phish and Ships along with Axis focus on incident response, explaining what it is and the importance of it, as the shipping industry is becoming more digital than ever.
The COVID-19 pandemic is making the maritime and offshore energy sectors more vulnerable to cyber-attack, with Naval Dome citing a 400% increase in attempted hacks since February 2020.
The COVID-19 crisis came with cyber challenges as it has already been said that cyber threats and attacks are on the rise. The UK Club informs that email scammers follow specific steps prior to their attack.
On May 9, shipping traffic at Iran’s busy Shahid Rajaee port terminal came to a sudden and inexplicable halt. Namely, the computers all crashed at once, leading to massive backups on waterways and roads.
Australian logistics company Toll Group has reported another ransomware attack adversely affecting its operations earlier in May. This is the second attack to have hit the company in three months.
A group of American seaports and maritime stakeholders joined forces and launched a new non-profit, the Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MTS-ISAC), to address cyber security issues and raise awareness on the matter.
Dryad Global is collaborating with Red Sky Alliance, conducting weekly queries of backend databases, identifying all new data containing Motor Vessel (MV) and Motor Tanker (MT) in the subject line of malicious emails.
5G technology is developing within the shipping industry with many ports installing 5G networks for improved operations. In May’s Phish and Ships issue, Be Cyber Aware At Sea discusses the challenges of cyber risk arising and the importance of 5G as one of the biggest technological advance.
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