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Digital Hijacking at Sea: Unveiling a Cyber Attack Scenario in the Red Sea

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In an era dominated by digital advancements, the maritime sector stands at a critical juncture. With the ever-increasing reliance on technology, the threat of cyber attacks has escalated, posing unprecedented challenges to global trade's lifeline.

To address this urgent issue, Dryad Global is hosting a vital webinar: "Digital Hijacking at Sea: Unveiling a Cyber Attack Scenario in the Red Sea". This event promises to be an eye-opener for maritime professionals, highlighting the sophistication of cyber threats and the innovative defences required to counter them.


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Imagine a scenario where a vessel in the Red Sea, a vital artery for global shipping, is hijacked not by pirates, but by cybercriminals—without a single physical intruder on board. This isn't a plot from a science fiction novel; it's a stark reality in 2024.

"Digital Hijacking at Sea: Unveiling a Cyber Attack Scenario in the Red Sea", offers an in-depth exploration of such potential cyber threats, showcasing how advanced AI and cybersecurity measures can be the difference between safe passage and chaos on the high seas.

Led by Dr. Rory Hopcraft of the University of Plymouth’s CyberSHIP lab, Corey Ranslem, CEO of Dryad Global, and Ismael Valenzuela, VP of Threat Research & Intelligence at BlackBerry CyberSecurity, this webinar is tailored for CSOs, maritime security professionals, vessel operators, and anyone vested in maritime operations.

What You Will Learn

  • The Reality of Cyber Threats in Maritime Operations: Understand the sophistication of cyber-attacks targeting the maritime sector, including a case study on a hypothetical cyber takeover in the Red Sea.
  • AI in Maritime Cybersecurity: Discover how BlackBerry’s Cylance AI and Dryad Global’s ShipGuardAI platform are pioneering the fight against maritime cybercrime.
  • Proactive Threat Detection: Learn about AI's capability to detect and thwart cyber threats before they can inflict damage.
  • Operational Efficiency: See how integrating AI simplifies maritime security operations, allowing for enhanced focus on fleet management.
  • Exclusive Industry Insights: Gain unparalleled access to the knowledge and experiences of our esteemed speakers, offering practical advice and insightful forecasts.

Engage and Network

Beyond the presentations, participants will have the opportunity to engage directly with our experts during a live Q&A session, witness interactive demonstrations of AI-driven cybersecurity in action, and network with fellow maritime professionals.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is designed for a wide audience within the maritime sector:

  • Chief Security Officers (CSOs) and Maritime Security Professionals
  • Maritime Operation Executives and Managers
  • IT and Cybersecurity Teams
  • Ship Captains and Vessel Operators
  • Maritime Insurance Professionals

In an age where digital threats loom as large as physical ones, understanding and fortifying against cyber attacks is not just advisable—it's imperative. The maritime sector, a backbone of global trade, faces unique challenges and vulnerabilities in this digital era. Recognising the critical need for advanced cybersecurity measures, we invite you to a pivotal webinar that could redefine your approach to protecting your maritime assets.

Register now to attend