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Your cyber security is only as strong as your weakest link. A number of pieces of electronic equipment on board depend on information received from other electronic systems for effective operations.

Opening or closing of certain valves could be triggered by electronic signals received from a remote location on board the vessel.  The convergence of Information Technology (IT) and Operation Technology (OT) requires us to look at the cyber security of all our systems. A breach in any one can have a collateral breach of others thereby impairing the vessel’s performance or in worst cases causing blackouts on board the vessel. Identify all vulnerable areas for a safer cyber environment on board your vessels.”

 

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