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Webinar: Cyber Security in an Era of Opportunity

Cyber security has leapt to the top of the agenda for maritime businesses this year after the WannaCry and – even closer to home – the Petya or NotPetya attacks

t is now recognised that every business that has started on the journey towards digitalisation is vulnerable to external threats.

Listen to the webinar

This Informa Maritime Intelligence webinar, sponsored by global law firm Ince & Co, will assess the current cyber security position, focusing on what senior executives can do to mitigate the risk of attack, how to change the corporate mindset on cyber security, and where to look for strategic partners to help guide maritime businesses through the cyber minefield.

Richard Clayton:Cyber security is at the very top of any list of risk management strategies for ship owners, however few owners can claim to have the right people in place with the right culture, let alone the right software tools. This event will enable Ince to identify the scope of the problem, offer solutions, and raise awareness of wider risk management expertise that links in to cyber security.”

Richard Clayton
Chief Correspondent - Moderator
Lloyd’s List

Rory Macfarlane
Ince & Co

Rory is a Hong Kong-based Partner of Ince & Co and an accomplished lawyer with more than 15 years’ experience advising clients in the shipping and maritime industry. A pragmatic problem-solver with extensive experience in resolving cross-border maritime, trade and general commercial disputes, he has developed a specialist practice to assist clients in pro-actively addressing those risk factors that affect the operation and development of their businesses. This extends to the fast-changing compliance and risk management landscape, particularly cyber security risks. Rory is one of the pioneer members of the firm’s global Regulatory and Compliance group, co-heading the regional team in Asia. On the cyber-security side he has worked in partnership with Navigant to develop products specifically for the shipping and logistics sectors to address the risks posed by cyber-crime.

John Boles
Director Global Legal Technology Solutions

As a Director in the Global Legal Technology Solutions practice at Navigant, John plays an integral role in assisting clients prepare for and recover from cyber incidents. He combines technical expertise with over 20 years investigative experience in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While serving in the FBI, John directed and led the Bureau’s cyber investigations and operations. He also served as Assistant Director, responsible for the FBI’s international operations with personnel in 84 countries. John’s assignments included serving in US Embassies in Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia. Prior to joining Navigant, John was a Senior Vice President of Regions Bank, directing cyber fraud and international investigations.





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