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. 

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vessel systems
21 Sep 2018
Respondents to Fairplay’s latest exclusive survey report a decline in incidents, but malware attacks and credential theft remain a major concern as shipowners and their crews continue to bolster defences  
19 Sep 2016
The results of the first maritime cyber-security survey conducted by IHS Fairplay in association with BIMCO are in and show that more than one in five respondents has been a victim of a cyber attack, but only 22% have ensured that employees have undergone cyber-security training.
Computer keyboard image
18 Sep 2016
As the threat of cyber-attack and hacking continues to hit the headlines, the marine insurance market is still significantly short of a solution.
Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale
25 Jul 2016
As the threat of cyber risk dominates much of the risk agenda, marine insurers are struggling with an inability to sell cover for attacks.
computer screens
17 Jun 2016
Maritime businesses face the prospect of being given a ranking on their ability to combat cyber threats under plans discussed by insurers.
LR's Luis Benito. Credit: LR
10 Mar 2016
Controlling connections between ship and shore will be key to managing risks, with ship operators increasingly making choices on how and why they should happen.


Fairplay survey results shows that shipping is discounting the cost of a cyber incident

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