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Ransomware represents a major threat to the maritime industry

Corey Ranslem, CEO of Dryad Global, on why the superyacht industry should be paying attention to the escalating sophistication of hackers’ operations…

German superyacht maker Lürssen targeted by cyberattack

The German shipbuilder Lürssen, which makes luxury superyachts and military vessels, has reportedly been targeted by a ransomware cyberattack.

Cyber threats to EU transport sector sends urgent call for enhanced cybersecurity

Between January 2021 and October 2022, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) analyzed and mapped the cyber threats faced by the transport sector, identifying prime threats, analyzing incidents,..

What Do You Do if a Hacker Takes Control of Your Ship?

NTNU is training mariners on how to respond to a cyberattack in progress You stand on the bridge and the course is seen digitally. Still, why does the ship continue to turn west?

Bridge Watch: Cybersecurity attacks on maritime sector up 900%

In this week’s Bridge Watch, Dryad Global’s CEO Corey Ransom is talking cybersecurity. Did you know that attacks on the maritime industry and its infrastructure are up by 900%?

Bridge Watch: US Coast Guard Cybersecurity Facilities Guidance

In this week's Bridge Watch, Corey Ranslem, CEO Dryad Global talks about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) cybsersecurity guidance on facilities in the maritime transportation system.

The Future of Cybersecurity

Trying to predict what is going to happen with technology and the future is always risky.

USCG: New maritime cyber-security assessment

The US Coast Guard released the Maritime Cybersecurity Assessment & Annex Guide (MCAAG), to help Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA)-regulated facilities and other Marine Transportation..

Ransomware attack on maritime software impacts 1,000 ships

About 1,000 vessels have been affected by a ransomware attack against a major software supplier for ships.  Oslo-based DNV – one of the world’s largest maritime organizations – said it was hit with..

Encrypting Vessel ID Data Can Thwart Maritime Piracy

The regulations the International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued in the wake of 9/11 regarding ship location and identification reporting have made it easier to track vessels–but not only for the..