A couple of years ago, AP Moller Maersk – one of the world’s leading companies did become a victim of the serious malware attack. It was a really global threat, the name of the virus was NotPetya; however they also referred to it as ExPetr. The attack directly impacted the online cargo booking system. As a result, the staff of the company was forced to use their private email addresses when responding to the critically important messages.
Due to the fact that the essential work processes mainly relied on the IT, people had to resort to the old-school manual system. The whole process of resuming all services and getting the whole system back into operation took more than a week and resulted in significant losses. The present information booklet was officially released by the UK P&I Club in order to give some insight on the use of the cyber crimes and cyber safety.
You will get to know the most basic threats commonly existing in the modern shipping industry associated with cyber technologies. The impact of these threats to the whole maritime supply chain has been discussed in detail. The document will be of practical interest to all people dealing with the safety and security aspects of day-to-day operations of their companies and ships.