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US Navy warning: COVID-19 facilitates cyber scams

Among other disruptions globally, the COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity for malicious actors to conduct spearphishing campaigns, financial scams, and disinformation campaigns via social media, the US Navy warned. 

KR issues guidelines for Type Approval of Maritime Cyber Security

In its February 2020 newsletter, the Korean Register informs that the cyber security type approval has been developed based on international standards such as ISA 62443 4-2, IEC 61162-460, and inspect cyber security level and function of cyber systems including remote access equipment; integrated control and monitoring systems on board the ship. The security requirements and their levels are verified on 12 categories and 124 requirements.

Liability and countermeasures for wireless networks

In its February 2020 newsletter, the Korean Register introduces wireless networks in relation to their vulnerability and potential countermeasures. It is said that wireless networks are often used in environments in the existing concept of wired LAN expansion; and most of them are composed of the form of connecting wireless AP to existing wired LANs and installing wireless LAN cards to clients. Thus, the separation of wired LAN and wireless LAN is not considered at all- KR stresses that this constitutes a security problem.

USCG warns of cyber adversaries targeting commercial vessels

The US Coast Guard issued a safety bulletin informing the maritime industry of recent email phishing attempts that targeted commercial vessels. Additionally, USCG has received reports of malicious software designed to disrupt shipboard computer systems.

Supply chain attacks worsen with arrival of new malware

In April’s edition of Phish and Ships, cyber attacks are on the spotlight. Although they are devastating, they are sophisticated and ShadowHammer is here to prove it. Gideon Lenkey, President of Ra Security Systems Inc and Epsco-Ra Maritime Cyber Security, focuses on the importance of cyber security.

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.

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