Cybersecurity News


1,000 Ships Affected by Cyber Attack on DNV's ShipManager Software

Jan 16, 2023

Some 1,000 vessels have been impacted by a cyber attack on DNV's ship malmanagement and operations software, the classification society has confirmed.DNV said it shut down ShipManager’s IT servers in response to a ransomware attack that hit the software on January 7. The marine fleet management solution supports management of vessels and fleets in technical, operational and compliance aspects, including maintenance and repair…

DNV Acquires Nixu

Jun 20, 2023

DNV will acquire Helsinki-headquartered cyber security services firm Nixu following a public tender offer which resulted in DNV taking ownership of more than 93% of Nixu’s shares. DNV will combine its cyber security businesses with Nixu following…

Port of Baltimore Receives Top Coast Guard Security Assessment

Dec 16, 2022

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore announced it received a top U.S. Coast Guard security assessment this week for its state-owned, public marine terminals.The Coast Guard’s annual inspection of facilities included a detailed review of…

METIS Names Polychronopoulou CEO

Dec 05, 2022

Athens-based maritime artificial intelligence (AI) company METIS announced Eleni Polychronopoulou has been appointed as the firm’s new CEO.Polychronopoulou has been METIS president during the company’s development phase over the past three years…

Techcross’ BWMS Get LR Cyber Security Certificate

Nov 23, 2022

Techcross’ ballast water management systems have received Lloyd's Register's Cyber Security Capability certification.The company said that the two models that received the certificate are ECS, direct electrolysis and HYCHLOR, indirect electrolysis…

ABS to Support Industrial-Grade, Cyber-Physical Platform for Shipboard OT

Nov 02, 2022

ABS has been announced as the industry collaborator to build the Maritime Testbed of Shipboard Operational Technology (MariOT) Systems. The project is led by iTrust, Center for Research in Cyber Security at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)…

Training the Next Generation of Maritime Cyber Warriors

Oct 31, 2022

The 2022 Maritime Risk Symposium scheduled to be held November 15-17, 2022, hosted by Argonne National Laboratory, will feature a panel discussion entitled 'Training the Next Generation of Maritime Cyber Warriors.'The cyber threats to the maritime…

Cyber Attacks On the Rise at US Ports and Terminals

Oct 05, 2022

Cyber attack attempts are becoming more common at U.S. ports and terminals, according to findings published this week by law firm Jones Walker LLP.The firm publicly released the findings of its 2022 Ports and Terminals Cybersecurity Survey, examining cybersecurity preparedness in U…

Port of Corpus Christi Obtains Texas Cybersecurity Certification

Sep 27, 2022

The Port of Corpus Christi has become the first port in the state to obtain the Texas Cyberstar Certification, issued by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR).The Cyberstar Certificate Program was launched in May by the Texas DIR…

Marlink, BV Partner to Promote Digital Integration, Connectivity

Jun 21, 2022

Marlink and Bureau Veritas (BV) signed an agreement to accelerate the delivery of cyber-secure digital tools and safety services in the maritime industry. The agreement links Marlink’s smart hybrid connectivity with the remote digital and safety services provided by BV…

Tech File: Marlink CyberGuard Earns Innovation Endorsement from ClassNK

Mar 23, 2022

As the cyber threat continues to grow, so too do the solutions to thwart them. Marlink received the Innovation Endorsement certificate from Japanese class society ClassNK for its CyberGuard Threat Detection service.The ClassNK Products & Solutions…

Port of LA Launches Cyber Resilience Center

Jan 24, 2022

North America's largest seaport said it is bolstering its cybersecurity readiness and enhancing its threat-sharing and recovery capabilities among supply chain stakeholders with the launch of its new state-of-the-art port community cyber defense solution…

DNV Aims to Bolster Maritime Cyber Defense with Acquisition of Applied Risk

Nov 24, 2021

DNV will acquire industrial cyber security specialist Applied Risk, aiming to build the world’s largest industrial cyber security practice.Cyber threats to the maritime community is a large and growing problem, with the maritime industry experiencing…

SHI SVESSEL "Smart Ship" Design gets BV Cyber Secure AIP

Nov 12, 2021

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (SHI) received an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an LNG carrier design under Bureau Veritas’ (BV) Cyber Managed Prepared notation. The certificate was delivered to the Hyun Joe Kim, Vice President of SHI, by Christophe Capitant…

JAXPORT and MTS-ISAC Launch Cybersecurity Partnership

Sep 16, 2021

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has partnered with the nonprofit Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MTS-ISAC) to form a new cybersecurity information sharing cooperative called the Northeast Florida Maritime Information Exchange (NEFL-MIX)…

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BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

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Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

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