“Phish & Ships” is a maritime cyber security newsletter, keeping you up to date with a new industry initiative, “Be Cyber Aware At Sea”.
The campaign has been created to tackle maritime cyber security issues. Providing guidance and raising awareness of cyber threats and risks across the shipping and offshore sectors.
A recent survey by IHS Maritime & Trade and BIMCO found the most pressing cyber issues relate to ECDIS and vessel positioning systems. One in five respondents acknowledged that they have been a victim of a cyber attack, with malware the most common form, and phishing coming a close 2nd. Some 75% of the attacks were the result of outside activity.
Read the full newsletter below.