Göteborg: 16 February 2023

An industry under attack: Cyber security in the maritime industry

Cyber attacks are increasing in frequency – and their impact can be devastating. That’s a statement that applies to every industry. Still, as the marine sector becomes ever more reliant on data, technology and connectivity, so all players must be aware that the ‘attack platform’ is becoming broader. The consequences of an attack can be ever more concerning.

Christopher Scott, UK Practice Leader
Cyber Risk at Aon, is in no doubt that the marine industry can be seen as a target of increasing interest for hackers: “What we have seen in general is that there has been an increase in the volume, velocity and global nature of cyber attacks. Attackers are increasingly looking at different industries to understand if there is any value in targeting them.”

Read the full article in Triton no 3 2022