Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Incident Prompts U.S. Coast Guard to Refocus on Cyber Security

By Ira Breskin – NEW YORK –The local Coast Guard unit now is implementing critical lessons learned from a recently completed turbocharged cybersecurity review. That’s the message delivered by two-sector...

October 15, 2019
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Editorial: Readying for the Maritime Attacks of the Future

By Christopher Porter – When security professionals address threats to transportation security, the discussion usually centers on aviation risks. After 9/11, counterterrorism efforts naturally focused on preventing future disasters in the...

May 22, 2019
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Maritime Industry Not Prepared for Future Cyber Attacks, Survey Shows

The U.S. maritime industry as a whole is not prepared to respond to today’s cyber threats, putting it at severe risk of being targeted, according to a new maritime cyber...

November 7, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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Maritime News

Clarkson Plc Reveals Details of 2017 Cyber Security Incident

British shipping services firm Clarskon Plc on Tuesday revealed details of a cyber security incident that took place last year in which an unauthorized third party gained access to the...

July 31, 2018
Total Views: 25

Friday, March 16, 2018
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News

Suspected Chinese Cyber Espionage Group Observed Targeting U.S. Maritime Industry

FireEye, a leading cybersecurity company, released new research on Friday shedding light on activity from suspected Chinese cyber espionage group, dubbed TEMP.Periscope, targeting U.S. engineering and maritime industries. Since at...

March 16, 2018
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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Maritime News

UK Shipping Firm Clarkson Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

Nov 29 (Reuters) – British shipping services provider Clarkson Plc on Wednesday said it was the victim of a cyber security hack and warned that the person or persons behind...

November 29, 2017
Total Views: 2

Friday, October 27, 2017
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Maritime News

Inmarsat Shipboard Communication Platform Found Vulnerable to Hacking

Seattle-based cybersecurity firm IOActive has uncovered what it describes as critical security flaws in one of Inmarsat’s shipboard communication platforms that could leave the platform and vessels’ networks vulnerable to...

October 27, 2017
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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News

Rising Hacker Threat Seen Triggering Boom in Cyber Crime Insurance

COPENHAGEN, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Insurer Tryg expects 90 percent of its corporate customers to buy cyber crime insurance within five years as the threat from hackers and viruses to...

October 4, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Maritime News

New UK Code Requires Tighter Security Against Cyber Attacks on Ships

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – In response to the growing threat of cybercrime to the shipping sector, the UK government has launched a new code of practice to help...

September 14, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Maritime Wakes Up To Security Risks

Security is the Achilles’ heel of connected technology. In the maritime space, cyber risks conflate with vessel safety making a multifaceted response essential, says Inmarsat Maritime security head Peter Broadhurst...

July 6, 2017
Total Views: 7

Monday, July 3, 2017
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Incidents

Cyber Hackers – Editorial, What Shipping Must Learn From Maersk Cyberattack

By Alex Lennane (TheLoadstar) The shipping industry must learn from last week’s cyber attack on Maersk, say analysts, and the line’s chief commercial officer, Vincent Clerc, said the line would “have to ask ourselves some...

July 3, 2017
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 29, 2017
News

Global Shipping Feels Fallout from Maersk Cyber Attack

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – Global shipping is still feeling the effects of a cyber attack that hit A.P. Moller-Maersk two days ago, showing the scale of...

June 29, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 31, 2017
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Maritime News

Your Ship has Probably Been Cyber Attacked Already

You have been either hacked… or just didn’t know you have been hacked! By George Ward (ECDIS Ltd.) – I predict that the first catastrophic maritime cyber incident will not be...

March 31, 2017
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Executive Delivers Wakeup Call on Cyber Risks

  ABS Chief Operating Officer Tony Nassif shares insights on cyber-related challenges and the role of class at the Connecticut Maritime Association’s annual conference. (Stamford, CT) ABS, a leading provider...

March 21, 2017
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 12, 2017
News

Insurance Gaps Leave Shipping Exposed to Growing Cyber Threats

By Jonathan Saul and Carolyn Cohn LONDON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Shipping companies grappling with the threat of cyber attacks on vessels are finding insurance policies often fall short, officials...

January 12, 2017
Total Views: 11

Thursday, November 24, 2016
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Navy

U.S Navy Hacked – 130,000 Sailors’ Personal Data Exposed

by Eric Beech (Reuters) Hackers gained access to sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, for 134,386 current and former U.S. sailors, the U.S. Navy said on Wednesday.  It said a...

November 24, 2016
Total Views: 0

Monday, October 10, 2016
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News

ABS Contracted for 2-Year Maritime Cybersecurity Research Project

International classification society the American Bureau of Shipping has been awarded a research by the U.S. Maritime Security Center to conduct a two-year research program focused on defining the future...

October 10, 2016
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Organizations Launch Own Cyber Security Guidelines

By Nadeem Every business connected to Internet is worried about cyber threats, which are growing day-by-day. Shipping companies seem to be taking cyber security seriously. To help ship-owners improve cyber...

January 5, 2016
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

The website of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy was targeted Monday by a group of hackers identifying themselves as the Moroccan Islamic Union-mail. The attack was first noticed Monday afternoon at...

October 7, 2014
Total Views: 2

Thursday, August 21, 2014
News

IMB: Shipping Is ‘Next Playground for Hackers’

The International Maritime Bureau is warning that the global shipping and supply chain could become the 'next playground for hackers' and is calling on the maritime sector to remain vigilant amid an increased threat of cyber-attacks.

August 21, 2014
Total Views: 4