VIDEO: ABS Group services support IMO cyber risk guideline compliance

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. has launched a new set of safety and risk-based services to support compliance to the 2021 Cyber Risk Management (CRM) guidelines recommended by the International Maritime Organization

ICT at sea: Inmarsat publishes best practices guide

As day-to-day operations at sea become ever more reliant on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), satcom services provider Inmarsat has published a practical guide to help ship managers build onboard networks that

ABS names Ian Bramson Global Head of Cybersecurity

ABS has appointed cyber expert Ian Bramson as its Global Head of Cybersecurity. In this role, Bramson will lead the development of a cyber security risk reduction program to meet increasing demand

Cybersecurity and the ferry operator

Ferry operators are adopting new technology that leverages advances in digitalization, but that could increase the vessel’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities. At the same time, shoreside booking operations that result in online interactions with

USCG issues cybersecurity alert

In a Marine Safety Alert issued today, the U.S. Coast Guard says that, in February, a deep draft vessel on an international voyage bound for the Port of New York and New

Huntington Ingalls acquires cybersecurity specialist G2

DECEMBER 4, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reported yesterday that it has acquired G2 Inc., a cybersecurity solutions and services company headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD. G2 will join HII’s Technical

KVH Industries announces new cybersecurity initiatives

JUNE 6, 2018 — The maritime industry’s drive to digitalization has brought increasing awareness of the importance of protecting networks and vessels from cyber risks. KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced

ABS strengthens digital leadership team

DECEMBER 4, 2017 — Classification society ABS has announced three senior management appointments as part of the organization’s digital class strategy. “As our markets are increasingly shaped by digital technology, ABS is

Bipartisan legislation aims to tighten cybersecurity

AUGUST 4, 2017—In a sign of growing concerns about hacking, Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA) recently introduced S. 1691, the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, which would require U.S.

Wartsila pushes ahead on digital transformation

MAY 29, 2017 — Wärtsilä reports that is implementing a digital transformation to become “a data led, insights driven, and agile technology company dedicated to taking a leadership role in the smart