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Indian Register of Shipping takes the helm of IACS

The IACS Council held its 79th session (C79) in Busan, South Korea, last week, where it marked the conclusion of the Korean Register’s Chairmanship. From 1st July 2019, Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of the Indian Register of Shipping, took the helm of IACS. 

Companies can conduct simulation tests to see cyber security level

The Korean Register of Shipping provides an insight for companies to acknowledge the level of security they implement. Specifically, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing simulates a hacking attack to actively assess the level of security within an organization. 

Four cyber terms explained

The Korean Register of Shipping presents four cyber terms and provides an explanation, aiming to provide an insight to Internet users and companies to better understand the dangers of the cyber-world and be protected.

OWASP top 10: Broken Access Control explained

The Korean Register of Shipping explains cyber threats and OWASP, analyzing a specific Open Web application and its vulnerability on cyber attacks. The Korean Register of Shipping focuses on the analysis of the ‘A5 : 2017 – Broken Access Control.’

KR presents guidelines for establishing network security

The Korean Register of Shipping launched its guidelines for achieving a network security; The guidelines consists of the explanation of network security, the ways to secure a network and also guidance on cyber security system requirement. 

Draft guidelines of heat transfer analysis of liquefied gas carriers

The Korean Register issued the Guidance of Heat Transfer Analysis for Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk/Ships Using Liquefied Gases as Fuels, highlighting that the cargo tank of the vessels transmitting liquefied gases in bulk or the fuel tank of ships using liquefied gases as fuels is likely to make the hull structure cold due to the low temperature of the liquefied gas. 

Draft amendments on Steel Ships Guidance

The Korean Register of Shipping issued a draft amendment on the rules for the Classification of Steel Ships Guidance 1 revised section, noting that the Class is committed to developing the Rules to meet the latest technical and customer requirements. Therefore, it calls its members in case of any comments inform the Class until Friday, June 7, 2019.

How to establish a system operation security

The lack or even absence of a system operation security policies can result to cyber crimes. When an unnecessary or vulnerable service is activated there is a possibility that it could be detected through network scanning and an unauthorized access or malicious code distribution will be exploited to hack the service.

Three key cyber-security terms explained

Cyber security, and especially cyber threats, are becoming more and important for the shipping industry, which gets affected as well. In order to help understand some of the basic terminology of cyber-security, the Korean Register of Shipping presents three key cyber terms. The terms are: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer); Man in the middle attack (MITM); and Sandbox.

Inside threats that affect OT and IT ops of a vessel

The Korean Register of Shipping provides an insight into the inside threats the maritime IT/OT systems face. Due to the development of the maritime sector, digitalization and automation experience many challenges, as cyber threats seem to be increasing.


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