Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela says that while it is true that the inadvertent downloading of a computer virus from the internet or a memory stick is a serious cybersecurity issue for shipping companies, the industry should be wary of attributing system breaches to human error.
ClassNK has established a cross-sectional cybersecurity project team made up of ship and security experts of the Society in order to accelerate its cybersecurity service in response to the expanding needs of clients.
As the global shipping industry learns that the UK-flagged Stena Impero seized by Iranian forces in July was 'spoofed' and begins to accept the extent to which vessels unprepared for a cyber event can be affected, Itai Sela, CEO of cybersecurity pioneer Naval Dome, says that original equipment manufacturers are not doing enough to provide end users with the level of protection required to secure critical systems.
Security expert IOActive has carried out a safety analysis test of Sea IT’s BlueCORE vessel IT solution.
GTMaritime has appointed satellite connectivity expert Keng Teen Phang (KT) as head of sales for Asia-Pacific to drive business development in maritime digitalisation and to help the region face up to fast-emerging disruptive cyber threats.
ABS has appointed cyber expert Ian Bramson as its global head of cybersecurity to meet demand for better control and visibility of cyber risks.
Poseidon Navigation Services has announced that its cyber protection software is ready for launch.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has highlighted the vulnerabilities of vessels to cyber-attack, using an example of recent attack onboard a deep draft vessel.
Marlink will unveil a new ‘IT Breach Policy’ monitoring for its CyberGuard Detection service during the Nor-Shipping trade show in Oslo next week.
BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has agreed a new standard Cyber Security Clause that requires the parties to implement cybersecurity procedures and systems, to help reduce the risk of an incident and mitigate the consequences should a security breach occur.
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