Maritime Cyber Rules Coming in 2021 Are Outdated, Critics Say
By James Rundle
Hackers are finding the international shipping industry easy prey, experts say, owing to a combination of lax cybersecurity practices and ineffective regulation.
New cybersecurity rules are set to come into force in 2021 as an update to a maritime treaty, but the guidance is patchy and experts say that shipowners tend to apply cybersecurity standards unevenly. This can leave them exposed to attacks.
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