19 May 17

How important is the Cyber-Security in Maritime Field today?

immagine-4First of all, the shipping field is oriented to a full digitalization of the entire process, beginning to mapping and tracking of goods and vessels to the establishment of full digital channels for the documents’ flow, like the IBM case with its “Block Chain” service utilized by Maersk.

As first, the definition of Cyber-Attack is considered as any “attempt to damage, disrupt, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system, or electronic communications network. Cyber-attacks pertain to the same computer assets on ships, terminals, ports, and all computerized equipment supporting maritime operations”.

The starting point is to understand how important it will be to increase the level of security (Cyber Security). The reason is shown by data: almost 80% of European companies, indeed, have experienced one or more cybersecurity incidents.

The starting point is to understand how important it will be to increase the level of security (Cyber Security).

This scenario can be useful to better understand the mechanism behind. It is necessary to illustrate the approach and the different solutions created by the market.

We are vulnerable in the military and in our governments, but I think we’re most vulnerable to Cyber Attacks commercially. This challenge is going to significantly increase. It’s not going to go away.” By  Michael Mullen – US Navy Admiral Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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