Port IT in the Netherlands has developed a new IRIS cyber security package for the maritime market, with an initial version available for free to existing customers, ahead of the upcoming launch of a more sophisticated package offered as a paid system.
Inmarsat and Singtel have entered into a strategic partnership to offer a new maritime cyber security service using Trustwave’s Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution.
A new maritime cyber security company has launched in Cyprus, EPSCO-Ra Ltd, a partnership between US-based cyber security company Ra Security Systems and EPSCO, a Cyprus based maritime services provider.
Harris CapRock Communications has launched SafePass Pro, a cyber security system for proactive defense against cyber-attacks targeting maritime, cruise and oil and gas IT infrastructures.
Lloyd’s Register’s latest guidance aims to provide the shipping industry with a route map to understanding the implications of digital technology and cyber-enabled ships, the result of consultation with industry and academia.
ABS reports that it has published Guidance Notes on the Application of Cybersecurity Principles to Marine and Offshore Operations, the first volume in the society’s new CyberSafety series, with best practices for maintaining digital defences in maritime and offshore operations.
BIMCO and a group of fellow shipping organisations have launched a set of guidelines which aim to help global shipping prevent cyber incidents on board vessels, which they believe could create major safety, environmental and commercial issues for the industry.
A new EU-backed research and development project has been launched to improve training to respond to cyber-attacks and other threats on Europe’s critical infrastructure, including ports.
Advancement in broadband technologies and the move towards ‘Big Data’ will leave the maritime industry vulnerable to cyber-crime unless it develops a better awareness of ICT security and adopts security best practices, according to ESC Global Security’s head of cyber security, Joseph Carson.
BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Intercargo and INTERTANKO have announced that they are together developing standards and guidelines to address the major cyber security issues faced by the shipping industry.
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