Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking and solutions company, has unveiled a new type of cyber insurance product for shipowners that re-designs standard cyber policies to better navigate the risks for ship operators in the digital era.
Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) main websites remained down on Tuesday following a network outage late last week at its HQ which could have been caused by malware.
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is moving towards a minimum class requirement for cyber security.
Shipping companies need to adopt a holistic approach in managing cybersecurity as a business risk and this means closing the significant gap of understanding of cybersecurity between C-suite executive level and those involved in managing the...
With the rapid growth of VSAT and broadband communications at sea the threat to cyber security was highlighted recent Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE Branch forum.
Despite the alarmist warnings of ships being hijacked in a cyber-attack IEC Telecom warns the real threat comes from staff carelessly downloading a virus by not following procedures.