ISSUES IN MARITIME CYBER SECURITY
|Author(s)||J. Direnzo III, N. Drumhiller, F. Roberts|
|D O W N L O A D|
The world economy of today heavily relies on the international maritime industry in order for the huge parties of the different cargoes, people and services to be moved. Taken collectively, all of the above form the so-called MTS, standing for the Maritime Transportation System. In turn, the cyber networks make up one of the major components of this system, together with the infrastructure controlled by them.
Needless to say that with the course of time the subject system becomes more and more automated. And this is where the importance of the cyber element comes into play, bringing so many advantages but also some vulnerability. There have been numerous researches conducted by the industry professionals, where it was proven that the vessels can be controlled remotely, by means of the GPS, and it means that someone can actually take over control with bad intentions.
To date, the matter of cyber security has not been paid due attention, but now the situation is changing, with people starting to care about it more and more, getting proper understanding of the concept of cyber security and all associated aspects, and this is exactly what the authors of this brilliant book managed to convey.
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