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.…

Marine CyberSecurity Guidance (Vol.2) “Cyber Safety Notation” published by ABS

ABS Issues Industry’s First Cyber Safety Notation. Certification helps offshore operator combat cyber threats. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has issued its first notation for the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries. “The focus on cyber safety is increasing, and…

IMO maritime Cyber Risk management Guidelines

The IMO developed draft guidelines on maritime cyber risk management to provide high-level recommendations to reduce the risk experienced by a technology asset. PREAMBLE These Guidelines are intended to provide high-level recommendations for maritime cyber risk management. For the purpose of these Guidelines, maritime cyber risk refers to a measure of the extent to which…

Pirates now isolating high-value containers through hacking

A report by US tech firm Verizon outlines a case of a series of pirate attacks targeting high-value containers, identified in advance by hackers. Cyber-criminals were able to download bills of lading from the undisclosed company’s servers, identifying specific containers through barcode information. The hack enabled pirates to board the vessels and target these specific…

Cyber shipping – Lloyd’s Register issues technical guidance for ship design in a digital age

Lloyd’s Register’s new guidance provides the shipping industry with a route map to understanding the implications of digital technology. As a trusted provider of safety assurance to the marine industry, LR is ready to help all stakeholders in the cyber-enabled ship market ensure that Information and communications technology (ICT) is deployed safely. This is the…