The Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has launched a new sector-specific strategy for the shipping industry as part of the government’s more general national strategy for cyber and information security, with a range of initiatives aimed at strengthening IT security and preventing cyber threats in maritime.
Fleet Management Limited has agreed a deal with classification society ABS to implement a cyber security system based on the ABS FCI Cyber Risk model on Fleet Management’s 220-vessel liquid cargo fleet.
Maritime security company Naval Dome has added a new option for management of the cyber security status of all protected systems onboard ships, allowing shipboard and shoreside staff to access fleet-wide system data, even when offline.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a new partnership with AXELOS, which will see LR expand its cyber awareness training options with the addition of the AXELOS RESILIA Frontline training package.
BIMCO has announced that it is developing a new clause for its standard contracts to deal with cyber security risks and related incidents that might affect the ability of contracted parties to perform their obligations.
Navarino reports that its Angel cyber security system has received an official endorsement from the CSO Alliance (CSOA), a member-based risk management platform for the shipping sector.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has presented Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship system INTELLIMAN SHIP, the first time the ‘Digital AL2 SAFE PERFORM SECURE’ notation has been granted to confirm compliance with LR’s new Digital Ships requirements.
Inmarsat has announced two new components for its Fleet Secure maritime cyber security service, with the addition of a multi-layered endpoint security solution, Fleet Secure Endpoint, as well as a training app for mobile devices called Fleet Secure Cyber Awareness.
ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) report that they have collaborated in the development of a new set of cyber security requirements for the ABS Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation for marine assets, with ABS issuing the first CS-Ready Notation to a VLCC delivered by HHI from its Korean yard in November.
Classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland, a provider of testing, inspection and certification for a variety of industries, have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity services that will see the companies work together to create cyber certification for the shipping sector.
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