Code red for cyber attacks in ports

APMT's Maasvlakte terminal

Source: APM Terminals

Cyber attacks are real and coming to a port near you.

If the ports and terminal industry thought it was immune from the cyber attacks that are increasingly sweeping through the business world, the WannaCry and Petya/Not Petya attacks served a brutal wake-up call.

There are IT security lessons for port executives from both attacks, most significantly fro the latter which affected APM Terminals and the Maersk shipping empire. Another area of concern is the potential for legal liability caused by vessel delays and subsequent cargo claims.

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