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  
18 Oct 2017
Findings from the Fairplay/BIMCO maritime cyber security survey reveal that training must improve to strengthen the weakest link in the chain – people.
BW Group stepped up cybersecurity measures after a July attack.
17 Oct 2017
BW Group fell victim to a cyber-infringement in July and has since stepped up cyber-security measures. 
cyber threat
12 Oct 2017
Insurers urged to create new products for the very specific risks the maritime industry present.
04 Oct 2017
The 2017 Fairplay Maritime Cyber-Security Survey, in association with BIMCO and Be Cyber Aware, was conducted during August and 284 people took part. In this slideshow, Fairplay offers an overview of some of the findings from the online survey. The results will also be discussed in detail during a forthcoming webinar on 19 October
28 Sep 2017
The move to create a digital division cements the group’s commitment to its digital agenda.


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

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