Incidents such as fires or collisions can be caused by cyber attacks. Credit: Mammoet Salvage/Dennis Brouwe

More than malware

An engineer boards a superyacht to carry out a standard software upgrade on the vessel’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. He plugs in his laptop and begins the installation. Little does he know […]

Speaking at CMA

US outlines cyber path forward at CMA

Fast-approaching governance over maritime cyber risk management by US regulators took centre stage on the first day of Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) annual shipping conference in Stamford, Connecticut. Speaking during CMA’s opening session on 20 […]

Bridge navigation is under increasing risk of cyber attacks. Credit: Danny Cornelissen

ABS strengthens vessel cyber safety connections

Shipowners working to defend against cyber-attacks can improve their vessel’s risk profile through a new certification offered by ABS. The Houston, Texas-based classification society issued in February its first notation under its cyber safety scheme […]