In its latest edition of Phish&Ships newsletter, Be Cyber Aware at Sea campaign provides an insight into the pain and costs associated with cyber losses, while also exploring the old technologies which could re-emerge as vessels seek to protect themselves against GPS weaknesses.
Danish Shipping announced the launch of the second phase of the maritime innovation project Blue INNOship, that will focus on the smart ship of the future, including digital solutions, Internet of Things, autonomous systems, cyber security, energy efficiency, regulatory needs and future business models.
When the malware struck on 27 June, the Maersk IT organisation was in the process of centralising control of the Group’s IT estate in Maidenhead. From the security of systems to upgrades and improvements, centralisation will lessen the likelihood of a similar attack happening again.
Be Cyber Aware at Sea campaign issued a short film, supported by HFW, illustrating how a simple click on the computer could lead to the ultimate disaster of sinking and urging operators to be wary of pop-ups, emails and websites asking for sensitive information.
On the sidelines of London International Shipping Week, Inmarsat showcased its new Fleet Secure service, the industry’s first fully-managed service to detect vulnerabilities, respond to threats and protect ships from cyber attacks.
During the annual State of the Union, held on Wednesday, the President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker addressed a range of shipping issues and outlined his top priorities towards 2019, emphasizing on trade agreements.
UK Department of Transport announced the release of a comprehensive guidance for cyber safety and security for the shipping industry. The ‘Ship cyber security code of practice’ provides detailed information on implementing and maintaining good cyber security practices on maritime vessels.
North P&I Club announced a cooperation with Hudson Analytix, to encourage greater awareness of shipping’s cyber-risks and offer operators greater reassurance and guidance in avoiding the risks and costs of claims associated with cyber-breaches.
Lloyd’s Register announced release of Type Approval Requirements for components within Cyber Enabled Systems on board Ships and Procedure for Network and Network-related devices, enabling smart technology implementation within the marine and offshore industry.
Maritime activity over the next decade will be dominated by unmanned surface and underwater vessels, according to a report on the future of autonomous maritime systems launched by Lloyd’s Register, QinetiQ and the University of Southampton.
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