Maritime Cyber Security Platform Unveiled

IMOCyber07-13-2017, WWW.MARINEMEC.COM

By Martyn Wingrove

Turrem Data Group and Smart Maritime Ltd have formed a partnership to develop a digital security platform for ships. This will involve Turrem’s Fleet-Secure service being made available as a core component of Smart Maritime’s e-worthy brand, which combines cyber security training and cyber aligned procedural advice.

This development was started well before IMO incorporated cyber risk management into ship safety management requirements in June this year. IMO has given shipowners and managers until January 2021 to incorporate cyber security into safety management documentation. But tanker operators need to begin this process as early as January 2018.

“The maritime industry is increasingly exposed to the threat of cyber-crime, and [focused on] how damaging a breach could be to fleet owners and operators,” said Turrem founder Steve Tytler.  CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE