Fighting Cyber Crime and Ransomware in the Maritime Sector: Neptune Rising Maritime Cybersecurity Services Brings Cyber Risk Identification and Next-Level Cybersecurity to Ports and Shipping

For the maritime industry, the time is now to generate and implement a sound, actionable cyber strategy. Digitalization is great, but it can invite havoc to even a strong cybersecurity program.     WASHINGTON, DC, April 02, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — The maritime industry presents a unique set of challenges to the cybersecurity industry which could impact the US and world economy. Maritime is a $4 trillion-dollar industry sector that places 90% of…

April 2, 2019

Congress Seen As Failing To Prioritize Maritime Cyber Risks

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) routinely responds to cybersecurity breaches on ships at the same time lawmakers are failing to devote the attention and resources needed to help lessen the threat, according to government officials. “The problems are very severe,” said John Garamendi, a Democratic congressman from California, speaking on a panel on “Securing Maritime Commerce” at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. this week. The spoofing of GPS…

March 28, 2019

Maritime Cyber Security Summit

… the global maritime industry can better protect itself against cyber attacks. Taking … Marriot Regents Park Hotel the Cyber Senate Maritime Cyber Security conference will explore … .” In addition to the Maritime Cyber Security conference, Cyber Senate will also be …

January 5, 2018

Human Element is Key to the Digital Formula

December 11, 2017

In all the excitement surrounding the digitalisation of shipping it is easy to overlook the human element. Failing to appreciate and understand properly how people – and by extension organisations – interface with new technology can lead to poor implementation and unnecessary exposure to risk. Technology has sometimes been described as an ecosystem. This analogy from the natural world is rather apt in a shipping environment struggling to adapt to…