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Greek shipping IT managers issue cyber security awareness guidelines Featured

AMMITEC, the association of shipping IT managers based in Greece, has launched a new set of guidelines for vessel operators in dealing with the issue of cyber security.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The ‘AMMITEC Cyber Security Awareness Guidelines’ document has been created as a joint effort, combining contributions from CIOs and IT Managers at a host of major Greek shipping companies.

The report highlights a number of important vessel functions and equipment that could be vulnerable to a cyber-attack, such as e-Navigation systems, GPS and AIS, as well as offering advice on some of the steps that a vessel IT manager can take to try and keep their business secure.

Potential network entry points, such as e-mail, USB drives or social engineering programmes, are also discussed with regard to their potential impact.

The Guidelines document is available to download for free, from {/mprestriction}

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