Cyber security has been put towards the top of shipping’s risk list following a spate of high-profile attacks in recent years. Yet the industry’s cyber resilience is still flattering to deceive. A Lloyd’s List survey to examine the true extent of cyber attacks across the maritime sector and the measures being taken to deal with this growing threat led to some damning conclusions. Shipping’s slow progress in addressing this online menace continues to play into the hands of cyber criminals.
Shipping is falling short in cyber preparedness
The maritime industry’s failure to address the online menace is playing into the hands of cyber criminals
The modern three Rs: ransomware, recommendations and regulation?
Hill Dickinson’s Mark Weston, who specialises in digital crime, suggests it is time for shipping to wake up and address cyber threats
Chief executives are first line in solid cyber-security defence
Industry associations have issued detailed cyber-security guidelines to help their members through the minefield; they are aligned in stressing the importance of training, responsible management and best practice
State-backed cyber warfare concerns grow
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to warnings of more spoofing, jamming and other state-backed cyber perils, though criminal ransomware is still the biggest source of attacks. To protect itself from both threats, shipping must cover the basics
The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Why is shipping still not prepared for cyber attacks?
As Lloyd’s List reveals the results of a new survey revealing the industry’s readiness to repel cyber attacks, this week0146s podcast chews the fat over some alarming statistics stemming from the poll, gauging comment from experts in the cyber sphere. And with the Ukraine crisis raising the risk of cyber warfare there is plenty more to discuss on an issue that continues to cause a major headache for shipping
Links in supply chain make perfect viral vectors
Container shipping has already had its fair share of high-profile cyber attacks — and, with its highly dependent relationships, an attack on one is an attack on all in the supply chain
Cyber-risk insurance: Not as easy as you would think
In principle, it should be straightforward to come up with insurance products that cover shipowners and others in the maritime industry in the event of a cyber attack; in practice, it is harder than you would think
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