Threat of cyber attack could cost the world economy $3 trillion, but no one in shipping and maritime wants to talk about it. Vessels have always had to be seaworthy, but in the new security paradigm they need to be e-worthy too, and that isn’t IT’s job, it’s yours.
As the cyber threat continues to grow so does the gap between the number of security experts the world needs and those it has. Some want to hire hackers, but in maritime we aren’t hiring anyone.
You should never let a good crisis go to waste, and despite what people may tell you, the drop in bunker costs could present one for shipping.
There’s an old adage about cars which also holds true for cyber. No matter how sophisticated your security, it’s no good if someone leaves the door open.
Shipping loves big and it understands commodities and supply. Data is just a big commodity in need of a supply chain.
Algorithms, sensors, AI and robotics will soon be solving maritime problems. RoboShip shows they can save millions, and even old sea dogs can still teach us a trick or two.
The devil may take the hindmost, but cyber-criminals are taking everyone, and shipping looks like easy prey. We need a new security paradigm, and setting it isn’t IT’s job. It’s yours.
The new converged security threat may sound like a Hollywood movie, but it’s all about deception. Red Teaming however, is the real thing.
As CEO of DNV GL he occupies a key position of influence in shipping’s technology-enabled future. We ask self-confessed tech-freak Tor E Svensen some impertinent questions.
PE looks likely to lose big in shipping, but we didn’t prove it wrong. It exposed the mess we’re in.
For the most recent Futurenautics issue on cyber security we were fortunate to speak to James Collett, Director of Mobility Services at Intelsat.
This is a fantastic interactive visualisation of the world’s biggest data breaches. Drill down into the detail as you go.