Monthly Archives: March 2016

Nautical Institute Cyprus event a big success

Cybersail.org presented at the Nautical Institute of Cyprus 23rd March 2016 with over 90 attendees representing 30 companies. Those attending were presented with information on the existing Cyber Threats to vessels and on-board systems. Information on how to become more Cyber aware and treated to a live demonstration. Many in the audience were shocked to learn how…
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Shipping is waking up to Cyber Threats

This week International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) highlighted cyber security as a key issue for the shipping industry to tackle. ICS secretary general Peter Hinchliffe said there is a high degree of complacency in the industry to cyber threats. He added: “As ships get more high tech, which is happening rapidly, we very much need…
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Cyber Security Roundtable Identifies Key Issues of Concern to Maritime Industry

KVH-hosted session points to wide range of human and technical issues responsible for a variety of vulnerabilities MIDDLETOWN, RI – March 22, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), hosted maritime industry leaders for a frank discussion about cyber security prior to the start of the CMA Shipping 2016 conference in Stamford, Connecticut, yesterday morning.…
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ECDIS extension to 2017 where is the focus on security?

IMO has given shipowners more time to liaise with ecdis manufacturers over the implementation of the new standards introduced by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). Previously, ecdis manufacturers and ship operators had to ensure their systems were compliant with the new standards by the beginning of September. The IMO sub-committee on Navigation, Communications and Search…
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Alert : Shipserv phishing emails increase

Alert notice: Shipserv phishing emails increase  We have noticed an increase in phishing emails aimed at the shipping industry. These come with attachments of various names in zip or gz format. All contain trojans/viruses. Example From: "WOOYANG SHIPPING CO., LTD." <afsar@caknitwearbd.com> To: Sent: 17/02/2016 11:05 AM Subject: Re: Request for quotation Dear Sirs, We just…
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Shipowners financially liable for cyber-attack ?

Seatrade Global, 14th March 2016 (The original article is no longer available on the Seatrade website) Shipowners financially liable for a cyber-attack: legal expert Shipping companies leaving themselves vulnerable to cyber-attack also risk massive financial liability for damage to other businesses, warns executive director of the Institute for Cyber Security Innovation Robert Carolina. A technology…
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