With the recent shipping stoppage in the Suez Canal, it became very apparent the transportation vulnerabilities in areas of constricted passages. Preliminary reports indicate mechanical and weather errors caused the grounding; or was it? Engine failure and heavy weather have both been cited as reasons behind merchant vessel (M/V) Ever Given’s grounding in the Suez Canal. But neither are convincing and plain old navigation errors (humans) may be at the root of the casualty, report Lloyd's of L
The Covid pandemic add numerous concerns with the shipment of cargo in many countries. Part of these “concerns” are the drastic increase of ransomware into the IT and OT (operating technology) systems of the transportation sector. Transportation Topics published a recent article regarding the growing transportation targeted ransomware threat. The authors report that ransomware attacks have jumped 715% year-over-year.
United States Tennessee state-based trucking and logistics company For
There is a Russian saying that rings true in protecting entities against cyber threats, “I am not concerned about all of the wolves in Siberia, I am only concerned about the wolves that are now chasing my sleigh.” The world is full of cyber threats, hackers and state sponsored cyber terrorists who are targeting governments, businesses, and organizations. The way Red Sky Alliance can help the maritime industry and its supply chain is to focus on the cyber threats directly targeting a specific o
This document summarizes threats reported by Red Sky Alliance’ RedXRay for one of the largest shipping/transportation companies in the world. Analysts observed hits in most collections. The name of the company will be redacted for this report, and the company will be referred to as “Shipping Co.” Recent international events have caused a significantly higher risk for all industries but especially an industry in charge of transporting important commodities around the globe. With many
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