Tag: maritime threats

IMSA Launches Remote Cyber Assessment Capability

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SECURITY ASSOCIATES (IMSA) LAUNCHES REMOTE CYBER VULNERABILITY SCANNING CAPABILITIES FOR SHIPS FOR IMO 2021 COMPLIANCE Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Vessels worldwide are now facing compliance with IMO 2021 cyber security regulations.  These are the first of what could be additional cyber security regulations for regulated vessels and facilities.  International Maritime Security Associates (IMSA), […]

COVID-19 and the Maritime Industry

Exposure…A Potential Security Risk to VesselsBy Corey D. Ranslem (This article originally appeared in The Triton nautical newspaper: https://www.the-triton.com/) It isn’t typical for a security columnist to write about a virus or disease outbreak.  However, this column is called [email protected], so understanding the basics of the novel coronavirus outbreak is important to the overall safety […]

AIS Fraught with Vulnerabilities

AIS Fraught with Vulnerabilities  by Corey D. Ranslem (article originally appeared in The Triton newspaper: (https://www.the-triton.com/2020/01/secure-at-sea-ais-fraught-with-vulnerabilities/ ) AIS, or automatic identification system, has been around for about 20 years. The International Maritime Organization required the first AIS systems back in 2002 on certain types of vessels in critical areas of the world as an update to […]

Secure at Sea: Yachts Tempt Thieves, Especially in South Florida

Yachts Tempt Thieves, Especially in South Florida By Corey D. Ranslem **This article originally appeared in The Triton Nautical newspaper in October of 2018 (https://www.the-triton.com/2018/10/secure-at-sea-yachts-tempt-thieves-especially-in-south-florida/). That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the theft of a yacht. Yachts are tempting targets for thieves.  Florida, and particularly South Florida, continues to hold the […]

HudsonTrident and IMSA Announce Strategic Teaming Agreement

//Camden, New Jersey ( 15 October, 2018; 0900 EDT) Today IMSA (https://imsa.global/) of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Chattanooga, TN, and HudsonAnalytix, Inc., of Camden NJ, through its maritime security and cyber risk management affiliates, HudsonTrident and HudsonCyber, respectively (“Hudson”), are pleased to announce they have entered into a Strategic Teaming Agreement (http://www.hudsonanalytix.com/Home/HudsonTrident/tabid/77/Default.aspx) to offer comprehensive […]

Secure at Sea: Before Bringing Weapons Aboard, Weigh these Factors

Before Bringing Weapons Aboard, Weigh these Factors By Corey D. Ranslem **This article originally appeared in The Triton Nautical newspaper in September 2018 (https://www.the-triton.com/2018/09/secure-at-sea-before-bringing-guns-aboard-weigh-these-factors/). “Small vessel rapidly approaching from the port quarter!” is something no captain or bridge watch stander wants to hear when transiting through a high-risk area. When discussing shipboard security, the topic […]

Secure at Sea: VSAT Attacks, Crypto-Jacking Expand Hackers’ Arsenal

Secure at Sea: VSAT attacks, Crypto-Jacking Expand Hackers’ Arsenal By Corey D. Ranslem **This article originally appeared in The Triton Nautical Newspaper in July of 2018 (https://www.the-triton.com/2018/07/secure-at-sea-vsat-attacks-crypto-jacking-expand-hackers-arsenal/).  “The British are coming! The British are coming!” was the famous cry of Paul Revere on his midnight ride to alert the American colonial militia of the approaching […]

Secure at Sea: The growing pains of cyber-security

Secure at Sea: The Growing Pains of Cyber-Security By Corey D. Ranslem June 20,2018 **This Column originally appeared in The Triton Nautical Newspaper (https://www.the-triton.com/2018/06/secure-at-sea-the-growing-pains-of-cyber-security/)** When I heard about it, I was amazed but not surprised. The high-roller database at a major casino recently had been completely compromised. The attack vector: the IoT (Internet of Things) […]