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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..

Vessel Vulnerabilities: Why Attackers Increasingly Target Maritime

Maritime is at the center of global trade and many sectors rely upon the industry for safe transportation of critical goods. For instance food imports and building supplies. Despite this criticality,..

Disconnects Pose a Significant Challenge to Maritime Cyber Risk

Shipping has changed more in the last two years than it did in the entire decade before that. Digitalization has given the industry new ways of working that have kept world trade moving through a..

Cyber Pirates

Swashbuckling pirates and sabotage on the high seas have gone digital. Ransomware has replaced the cutlass.

US offshore oil & gas installation at 'increasing' risk of cyberattack

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has warned that the time to act on securing the US's offshore oil and natural gas installations is now because they are under "increasing" and..

Cyber attacks threaten sea traffic, ports & offshore rigs

The rapid increase in cyberattacks on the maritime industry during the global pandemic has highlighted the inadequacies of the existing international legal framework and the urgent need for..