Cyber security

Cyber security – the protection of systems, networks and data – needs greater attention from all maritime interests. Digitisation and the drive for automation means cyber security will become more critical as these technological developments provide new opportunties and sources of efficiency for shipping organisations of all sizes, but this technology also brings unprecedented threats. 

News & Analysis

16 Aug 2017
A steadily improving market has pushed Maersk Group to a profit in Q2, although a possible USD300 million loss from the cyber attack will dent earnings in the next quarter.
Cyber crime
04 Aug 2017
Steve Williams partner, Governance, Risk & Assurance, at consultancy Moore Stephens said that the maritime industry was at present the most “fascinating” sector for cyber risk.
USCG's Paul Thomas
25 Jul 2017
The USCG's recent cyber guidance recommends port terminals to establish a cyber risk management team that includes port engineers and terminal security officers in addition to IT personnel.
cyber security
20 Jul 2017
Cyber security risks have lurked on maritime’s horizon for years, but new regulatory parameters for vessel operators could emerge from the recent attack on Maersk.
The need for comprehensive cyber coverage has been highlighted by the recent Maersk attack
17 Jul 2017
The insurance market offers a range of products that offer specific cyber coverage, based on a variety of risks and mitigation measures. 
14 Jul 2017
Apart from some of its terminals that were more affected than others, the impact of a cyber attack on APM Terminals was short-lived.

Commentary

Organisations must take responsibility and action on cyber security or they will end up being a case study from which others learn