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

Stock photo of a cyber attack as shown on a computer monitor
10 Sep 2018
A senior insurance figure warned that cyber attacks now present a serious threat to the global supply chain in which the maritime industry plays a pivotal role.
15 Jun 2018
Support is gathering for a risk-based approach to protect against cyber attacks that threaten the digital development of shipping
An abstract design of a terminal display, warning about a cyber attack.
28 Mar 2018
Ahead of the increasing awareness about the risks of maritime cyber attacks and vulnerabilities in the shipping industry, necessary safeguards should be developed and implemented based on the risk assessment.
Blockchain - word and hashtag
01 Mar 2018
With the recent IBM/Maersk joint venture looking to integrate blockchain into the supply chain, some are questioning whether shipping is prepared for such a technological revolution.
cyber security
01 Mar 2018
Bimco has said it is working on a cyber-contract clause with shipowners to drive greater certainity in marine insurance
KR’s chairman and CEO, Lee Jeong-Kie
27 Feb 2018
In the wake of the recent ransomware attack on Maersk Line, KR will be installing cyber-security services on all its vessels.


Ownership tie-ups can be good for the drive toward digitalisation but bad for cyber security.

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