Maritime publishing experts Witherbys has put cybersecurity, flexible access and increased data at the heart of its new ereader software, Witherby Connect. The software allows seafarers to access the latest information and guidance instantly and easily. The new software will enable mariners anywhere in the world to continue to reference a library of publications, with the hybrid software delivering more flexibility and security for those working at sea.
Cyber-crime connected with fraudulent demands for payments continue to plague the maritime sector as a large claim handled by the International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) demonstrates.
The fourth edition of the industry cyber risk management guidelines, Guidelines on Cybersecurity Onboard Ships is now available and lays the foundation for further improvements and refinement of companies’ cyber security risk assessments.
President Trump has unveiled the “National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan,” which sets forth how the United States government will defend the American economy through enhanced cybersecurity coordination, policies and practices. The Plan is aimed at mitigating risks to the maritime sub-sector, promoting prosperity through information and intelligence sharing, and preserving and increasing the nation’s cyber workforce.
With new International Maritime Organization requirements on cyber risk management imminent, Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) senior associate Richard Murray and IEIT Cyberlogic conclude that making ships truly cyber secure involves a marathon not a sprint.
ClassNK Consulting Service has launched the service to support ship management companies in complying with ISM requirements for cybersecurity.
ABB Marine & Ports has opened a new cybersecurity laboratory to stress-test cyber threats to shipping before stricter maritime cybersecurity rules enter force on January 1, 2021.
e5 Lab and ClassNK have signed a joint research agreement on cybersecurity. For their first joint research project, they will conduct a proof of concept (PoC) on “Marindows”, a comprehensive digital platform for ships being developed by e5 Lab.
IBM Security and the Port of Los Angeles have announced a $6.8 million, three-year agreement to design and operate a Port Cyber Resilience Centre (CRC).
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