Inmarsat and Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) will jointly develop a maritime cyber security solution using Trustwave’s Unified Threat Management (UTM) technology. They have entered into a strategic partnership to provide UTM services with Inmarsat hardware to ships, to protect data and reduce cyber risk for maritime companies.
Trustwave is the cyber security arm of Singtel. It has developed a suite of cyber security defences, such as advanced firewalls, antivirus, intrusion preventors and web filters for other sectors. Singtel and Inmarsat plan to offer the UTM service to ships over the recently launched Fleet Xpress hybrid VSAT service. This is a combination of Ka-band broadband over the Global Xpress platform, and L-band back-up over Inmarsat-4 satellites.
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