An Indian private-sector company has come up with a design for a midget submarine.
Maritime complacency on cyber threat
There is a danger that marine industry is too relaxed about the potential risk of a cyber threat to port facilities.
This is something that needs to be rectified and a cyber attack should instead be considered the number one security threat for port authorities.
According to Christian Dupont, deputy head of unit Directorate General Mobility and Transport at the European Commission, the perception among some in industry is that the computer systems of port facilities were unlikely to be targeted.
‘Why should the maritime sector be immune, by what miracle? Everything is computerised, including the navigation system on ships,’ …
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