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Maritime domain provides unique cyber security challenges

17th December 2019 - 13:05 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Belfast


Navies must contend with the same cyber threat as other military services. However, there are unique aspects to the shipboard environment, from the complex mix of onboard systems to the nature of naval missions, which often require the platforms to operate largely independently for long periods of time. 

Cyber is today a war-fighting domain, and therefore a contested environment, according to David Weddel, director of Lockheed Martin Navy and US Marine Corps maritime government affairs, who previously worked in the US Navy's Senior Executive Service, most recently as assistant deputy chief of naval operations for information dominance.

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Gerrard Cowan


Gerrard Cowan

Gerrard Cowan is an author having recently published his world-renowned book 'The Machinery'. He …

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