Maritime satellite antenna manufacturer Intellian has refuted media reports that cyber vulnerabilities in shipboard antennas could allow the systems to be hacked and used as a ‘microwave-based weapon’, telling Digital Ship that there is “no practical way” of successfully carrying out such an attack.
COSCO has released a statement confirming that all of its communication channels, including telephone, e-mail, and electronic data exchange, have been restored following a network breakdown reported on July 25th as the result of an apparent ransomware attack.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has been granted approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation confirming compliance with LR’s cyber security requirements for smart ships.
DNV GL has announced the release of its first cyber security class notations, to be published on the classification society’s rules page from July 2018.
Classification society ABS has developed a new methodology to measure cyber security risk associated with operational technology, providing a calculated risk index for vessels, fleets and facilities.
Otesat-Maritel has introduced a new cyber security system to act alongside its range of maritime connectivity systems, named IRIS.
Totem Plus has introduced a new system to protect vessels against GPS jamming and spoofing, through interference or deliberate intervention by malicious actors.
Wärtsilä has signed a partnership deal with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D, covering four different streams: digital acceleration, cyber-physical security, intelligent vessels and port operations.
OSERV, a part of OSM Maritime Group focusing on supply chain management and value-added services, has launched an integrated risk management system for the shipping industry called SEAWALL Maritime Cyber Security, in collaboration with cyber security specialists Pragma.
Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management has agreed a deal to install a maritime cyber defence system from Naval Dome aboard its fleet of 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC).
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