Cyprus Shipping Chamber Cyber Security Case Study

As the industry moves into a smart-shipping era, the risk of cyber threats is at an all-time high. Digitalised ships, increasing interconnectedness, the extended use of electronic data exchange and electronic navigation increases the likelihood of cyber-attacks in variety, frequency and sophistication. Cyber threats are one of the most serious economic and international security challenges facing the maritime…

Code of Practice Cyber Security for Ships from IET – Institution of Engineering and Technology

Cyber security is not just about preventing hackers gaining access to systems and information, potentially resulting in loss of confidentiality and/or control. It also addresses the maintenance of integrity and availability of information and systems, ensuring business continuity and the continuing utility of digital assets and systems. To achieve this, consideration needs to be given to not only protecting…

Cyber Security: UK Government ramps up the pressure on the maritime sector with EU Network and Information Security Directive

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The EU Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) requires maritime transport and other essential services to demonstrate that they have implemented ‘appropriate and proportionate’ cyber security measures. The NIS will come into force on 6 May 2018 and the Government has just published a consultation paper on the implementation of the NIS in the…

Balancing Efficiency and Cyber Security onboard

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) We live and operate in a complex society. That society would be impossible without modern computers and other information technologies. Those technologies have largely been developed piecemeal to address particular issues, and for the most part they have generally achieved their particular goals. Maximum efficiency is gained when multiple technologies are joined to coordinate…

BIMCO: Joint industry launches 2nd edition Cyber Security Guidelines for Ships

Cyber safety is as significant as cyber security. Both have equal potential to affect the safety of onboard personnel, ships, and cargo. Cyber security is concerned with the protection of IT, OT and data from unauthorised access, manipulation and disruption. Cyber safety covers the risks from the loss of availability or integrity of safety critical data and OT.…