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

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  
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.
cyber attack
20 Feb 2018
The main threat to shipping from cyber attackers coms from those aiming to make financial gain, says expert.
cyber security
11 Jan 2018
Sixty-nine percent of the survey respondents said that their IT systems had been attacked in the previous 12 months.
Screen showing the message 'attack successful'
04 Dec 2017
Ships will remain sitting ducks for hackers unless onboard systems are made more resilient

Commentary

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