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Port Authorities pay heed. Fed warning on new cyberattack threats

PortandTerminal.com, October 12, 2020 U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issues warning on October 6 that state and local governments need to fortify their systems against the trojan Emolet. WASHINGTON – Port Authorities and shipping companies pay heed. A dramatic uptick in Emotet phishing attacks since July has led the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to issue a warning …

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Maritime Cyber Attacks Increase By 900% In Three Years


PortandTerminal.com, July 21, 2020 Cyber-attacks on the maritime industry’s operational technology (OT) systems have increased by 900 per cent over the last three years with the number of reported incidents set to reach record volumes by year end. Addressing port and terminal operators during an online forum last week, Robert Rizika, Naval Dome’s Boston-based Head of North American Operations, explained …

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“Shipping is so insecure we could have driven off in an oil rig” – Pen Test Partners

Oil rig with supply ship nearby

PortandTerminal.com, February 20, 2020 LONDON – Recently, penetration testers looking at commercial shipping and oil rigs discovered a whole host of security blunders and vulnerabilities – including one set that would have let them take full control of a rig at sea. The Register, a UK based news website that covers IT and science news published an interview with Ken …

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Innovator: “What makes ships unique is that they actively sail to where the threats are”

Photo of Leon Yen, Founder/CEO at THREATSPAN

PortandTerminal.com, May 7, 2019 Shipping and maritime is in the midst of digital transformation; unfortunately, enterprises in this space lack the cyber resilient foundations necessary for reaping the long term benefits of digitalinnovation. Singapore – Threatspan is a cybersecurity start-up that is focussed on helping shipping and maritime enterprises reduce their cyber risk exposure. The company was founded in 2017 …

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