MONDE- Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shipping-gps-cyber-idUSKBN1AN0HT LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use...

WORLD- Guidelines on cyber security onboard ships

http://www.ics-shipping.org/docs/default-source/resources/safety-security-and-operations/guidelines-on-cyber-security-onboard-ships.pdf?sfvrsn=14 Terms of use the advice and information given in The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships (the guidelines) is intended purely as guidance to be used at the user’s own risk. (…)

WORLD- Cyber security

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/cyber-security/ Across the global maritime community, ports, vessels and facilities are increasingly connected to and dependent on cyber systems. Failure to anticipate and prepare for a cyber incident may have significant consequences. Maritime industry operations...

WORLD- Maritime wakes up to security risks

http://gcaptain.com/maritime-wakes-security-risk/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Gcaptain+%28gCaptain.com%29 Today an estimated 30,000 vessels globally have some sort of access to always-on Internet via satellite. At the same time, a mix of increasingly sophisticated equipment – from electronic navigation systems to computer-controlled engines...

WORLD- Joint industry launches latest industry guidelines on cyber security

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/joint-industry-launches-latest-industry-guidelines-on-cyber-security/ The second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships has been released. The latest practical advice has been compiled by the joint industry group, which is led by BIMCO and now includes...

WORLD- Cyberattack on Maersk highlights need for global strategy

http://www.joc.com/technology/global-prevention-strategy-needed-after-cyberattack-maersk_20170628.html It took a June 27 ransomware attack on Maersk Line that crippled its terminal arm and prevented new bookings to bring home the scope of the danger posed to the container shipping industry.

WORLD- Petya could be worse than WannaCry

http://www.20minutes.fr/high-tech/2095183-20170627-direct-rancongiciel-petya-cyberattaque-mondiale-cours-systeme-informatique-tchernobyl-touche Berkeley security expert Nicholas Weaver explains at '20 Minutes' that Danish shipping carrier Maersk was using MeDoc software, the first vector of infection in Ukraine. Maersk used it in a Ukrainian branch but the...

INDIA- India’s largest container port hit by global cyber attack

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-attack-india-idUSKBN19J0DI?il=0 Operations at one of three terminals at India's largest container port JNPT, on the outskirts of India's commercial hub of Mumbai, have been disrupted by the global ransomware attack, The port said on Wednesday....

WORLD- According to Allianz Safety & Shipping, cyber attacks threat remain high

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/perfect-storm-of-cyber-security-regulation-and-cost-cutting-impacts-global-shipping-according-to-allianz-safety-shipping-review-2017/ The threat of cyber attacks continues to be significant. Most attacks to date have been aimed at breaching corporate security rather than taking control of a vessel. As no major incident resulting from a...

WORLD- Cyberattack: Three Frenchmen have created an anti WannaCry software

http://www.leparisien.fr/high-tech/cyberattaque-trois-francais-ont-cree-un-logiciel-anti-wannacry-19-05-2017-6965481.php It is called WannaKiwi, and can avoid the locking of files, but it must be used urgently, according to its French inventors.A group of three French experts on computer security announced on Friday that...