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

19 Nov 2018
Perth-based shipbuilder supplying US and Australian defence forces has come under attack. Credit: Shutterstock
10 Nov 2016
Oil and gas vessel and terminal operators can now access a voluntary cyber-security prototype for use in planning against a cyber attack.
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.
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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.
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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.


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