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.
COSCO has released a statement confirming that all of its communication channels, including telephone, e-mail, and electronic data exchange, have been restored following a network breakdown reported on July 25th as the result of an apparent ransomware attack.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has been granted approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation confirming compliance with LR’s cyber security requirements for smart ships.
DNV GL has announced the release of its first cyber security class notations, to be published on the classification society’s rules page from July 2018.
Classification society ABS has developed a new methodology to measure cyber security risk associated with operational technology, providing a calculated risk index for vessels, fleets and facilities.
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