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
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.
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.

Commentary

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