Virus-hit boxship takes centre stage at Singapore cyber wargame

A container ship whose power management system had been shut down by a long dormant virus was the focus of a UK maritime industry cyber wargame hosted during Singapore Maritime Week held in April.
With sensors in containers alerting to issues with storage temperatures on board, a truly uncomfortable situation for the owner, manager, charterer and cargo owners, more than 40 delegates were invited to discuss this cyber security scenario and work out solutions for immediate action as well as longer-term plans to mitigate such a security breach.
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