We often hear about unwanted cyber interventions harming operations. You might think it’s not relevant to the maritime industry – you’d be wrong.
Not immune from cybersecurity incidents, a growing number of attackers are focusing their activity on the marine and offshore sector. That includes cargo ships and cruise liners. Both are attractive targets due to high-value assets and likely vulnerabilities.
Whilst the picture might seem alarming, specialist guidance and procedures exist to help you mitigate your risk, securing vessels from harmful attacks. Created by cybersecurity specialist Nettitude, and used by Lloyds Register, the LR Cybersecurity ShipRight  certification is one such example.