Communications software company GTMaritime has released details of the level of unwanted e-mail traffic required to be blocked by its cybersecurity applications before being sent over satellite to ships at sea, with some 3.3 per cent of all messages constituting spam or viruses.
Computer based training company Seagull reports that it has collaborated with DNV GL to implement the classification society’s e-learning modules on cyber security into the Seagull training system.
Lloyd’s Register has added a range of new services within its cyber security programme, in keeping with its ‘total-systems’ approach to digital asset protection.
ABS reports that it has issued its first notation under the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries.
P&I Club Steamship Mutual has released a DVD titled ‘Cyber Security: Smart, Safe Shipping’ highlighting the implications of a potential cyber security breach for a shipping company.
Cavodoro Shipping Corporation has implemented the Cisco-based Maritime Cybersecurity Solution from SetelHellas on board the oil tanker M/T Mistral, in an effort to safeguard its IT infrastructure and minimise the risk of cyber-attack.
DNV GL has published a new Recommended Practice (RP) document on ‘Cyber Security Resilience Management’, which it says should help shipping companies identify and address potential cyber hazards.
The North P&I Club in the UK is undertaking a ‘Be Cyber Aware At Sea’ campaign to highlight the cyber threats facing shipowners, aiming to raise awareness of the increasing danger to international shipping, ports and offshore operations.
ABS has been awarded a research contract by the Maritime Security Center (MSC) – a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, led by the Stevens Institute of Technology – for a two-year research programme focused on defining the future of cybersecurity for the maritime industry.
Netherlands-based Port-IT has released the complete version of its IRIS cyber security package for the maritime industry, building upon the free basic Remote IRIS version of the e-mail scanning service that was announced in April of this year.
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