Shipping’s digital disconnect may only be resolved by a disaster – Lloyd’s List

Next time you or your goods are on a ship, as well as worrying about the impact of replacing skilled and experienced crew with agency workers at the lowest rates, have a think about the impact of a cyber attack on the ships’ systems. Now think about how little operators actually spend on managing this risk…:

[…] More than half of all ship operators spend less than$100,000 a year on cyber security management and the results of multiple industry surveys point to inadequate training, awareness and cyber security protocols being endemic among shipping companies.

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