Cyber Security News


Risk & Reward of The Internet of (Maritime) Things

Dec 18, 2019

The Internet of Maritime Things (IoMT) is coming!  Start planning now.The Internet of Things (IoT) is already with us.  You can get a doorbell camera that allows you to see on your smartphone who is at or approaching your front door.  You can…

Hackers Demand $5M from Pemex

Nov 13, 2019

Hackers demanded about $5 million in bitcoin from Mexico's Pemex, they told Reuters on Tuesday, saying the state oil firm missed a special discount by not paying immediately after a cyberattack that fouled up the company's systems.The hack, which Pemex said it detected on Sunday…

DNV GL Awards AIP for SHI Cyber Secure Notation

Nov 11, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has presented South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with an Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Cyber Secure (Advanced+) notation.According to DNV GL…

Lloyd's Warns of Cyber Risks for Asian Ports

Oct 30, 2019

Lloyd's of London report stated that the cyber-attack on major ports across the Asia-Pacific could cost losses of up to $110 billion would occur in an extreme scenario in which a computer virus infects 15 ports.Despite the high costs to business and international trade…

Diversity, Tech on Tap at WISTA Conference

Oct 28, 2019

A top hostage negotiator, the CEO of a company which supplies environmental products to ship owners and operators and the heads of two maritime technology firms are all part of an impressive line-up of speakers scheduled to speak at the 2019…

BDO: Shipping Must Improve Risk Management

Oct 25, 2019

Sound enterprise and business risk management are making an improved contribution to commercial success in the shipping sector, according to the latest annual Shipping Risk Survey by leading shipping adviser and accountant BDO. But the industry…

Maritime Risk Symposium, Nov. 12-15 at SUNY Maritime

Oct 24, 2019

The State University of New York Maritime College, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, National Academy of Sciences, academic institutions, industry partners, and federal, state and local agencies, will host the 10th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2019) Nov…

GTMaritime Protects Onboard Cyber Security

Oct 23, 2019

GTMaritime has seen exceptional growth in the use of its secure, maritime optimized email software and other cyber-security solutions as vessel owners and operators step up a gear to harden onboard networks and protect their ships from digital threats…

MPA To Strengthen Cyber Collaboration Efforts

Oct 16, 2019

To strengthen collaboration on cyber resilience and response amongst 15 port authorities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) tabled a proposal to form and lead a “Port Authorities Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cybersecurity…

Cyber Hack: Fortifying Maritime, Port Security

Oct 15, 2019

The United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert 06-19 (USCG MSA 06-19) outlines a February 2019 incident aboard a deep draft commercial vessel that called on the Port of New York / New Jersey after experiencing a significant cyber incident that impacted their shipboard network…

CYBER SECURITY: Are You Cyber Safe?

Aug 30, 2019

While there is no silver bullet and no one solution to cyber safety, layered defenses are best practices and rely on multiple measures to detect and protect against cyber dangers.“Parasitic malware feasts on critical infrastructure”“Digital…

Long Beach Port Gets Federal Grant

Aug 30, 2019

The  U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given the Port of Long Beach $4.8 million to improve cyber-security.According to a press release from the second-busiest container port in the United States…

ABS Appoints Global Head of Cyber Security

Aug 08, 2019

ABS has appointed well-known cyber expert Ian Bramson as its Global Head of Cyber Security. In this role, Bramson will lead the development of a cyber security risk reduction program to meet increasing demand for improved control and visibility of cyber risks…

Maritime Cyber Alert

Jul 14, 2019

For some years now, the maritime sector has experienced breaches of various computer and information technology (IT) systems.  Primarily, these breaches have been collateral damage.  The maritime sector has almost never been the intended target…

"A Maritime Disaster Waiting to Happen"

Jul 09, 2019

Since the founding in 2016, cyber defence company Naval Dome has won awards for its Endpoint cyber defense system and achieved the highest level of security certification from classification society DNV GL, helping to protect merchant ships…

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