From our friends at Be Cyber Aware at Sea: COVID-19 continues to dominate the headlines, changing lives worldwide and having a widespread impact upon the maritime and offshore industry, both in terms of the virus and the economic landscape thereafter. We hope that you are all staying safe and well amid the pandemic, wherever you are. This month we have a mix of news: on the one hand there was another conﬁrmed cyber attack, this time on the MSC, a reminder that online threats are ever present. However, elsewhere we celebrate the steps being taken to protect the industry with the contract between CYSEC and the ESA, a welcome development. We also look into a few of the ways maritime companies are overcoming obstacles thrown up by COVID-19. With more people requiring more access online to work, cyber challenges continue to flourish but with ingenuity and goodwill, these are being tackled.
Link to full article: Phish and Ships May 2020.pdf