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.
Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management reports that it has completed the installation of Naval Dome’s Endpoint maritime cyber defence package onboard a 57,692GT Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC), the first of 55 PCTCs under Stamco management scheduled to be outfitted with the cyber system.
Wärtsilä has opened a new International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence (IMCCE) in Singapore, consisting of a Maritime Cyber Emergency Response Team (MCERT) and a cyber academy, created in conjunction with its new cyber security strategic partner, Templar Executives.
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has published the first nine in a planned list of twelve recommendations documents on cyber safety, the culmination of a long-term initiative built on cross industry input and support.
The Port of San Diego has confirmed that it has been the victim of a cyber-attack, disrupting the agency’s information technology systems.
North P&I Club has been awarded the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, awarded to companies who have successfully implemented systems to protect themselves against common cyber threats.
Marlink has expanded its range of cyber security services for maritime with the addition of a new Cyber Detection system which monitors all outbound and inbound network traffic and displays alerts through a web-based dashboard.
Israel-based cyber security firm Naval Dome has completed the installation of its maritime cyber defence system aboard the 46m yacht Lucky Me, with the implementation carried out during a scheduled visit by the yacht to Athens, Greece.
Maritime satcom provider NSSLGlobal has launched Cruise Control+, a new virtual platform designed to integrate management of all aspects of voice and data communications, as well as IT services, on board vessels.
Maritime satellite antenna manufacturer Intellian has refuted media reports that cyber vulnerabilities in shipboard antennas could allow the systems to be hacked and used as a ‘microwave-based weapon’, telling Digital Ship that there is “no practical way” of successfully carrying out such an attack.
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