Live Cyber Security Webinar Strengthens Maritime Industry Against Cyber Attacks

MarPoint and Cydome are proud to announce the successful completion of their innovative live webinar titled “Cyber Attack onboard! Are you ready?” held on June 28, 2023. This highly anticipated event delivered invaluable insights and practical strategies to help the maritime industry detect and respond to cyber threats effectively.

The webinar featured a captivating real-time intrusion simulation, providing attendees with a firsthand experience of the techniques employed by malicious actors. Through this immersive demonstration, participants witnessed the importance of preparedness and learned how to fortify their cyber defenses.

Renowned industry experts formed a distinguished panel, sharing their expertise in combating cyber attacks within the maritime sector. The panelists included:

  • Michalis Michaloliakos PhD, MSc, Head of ICT & Cyber Security Services, TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd
  • Alon Ayalon, Cydome VP of R&D
  • Theofano Somaripa, CIO, Newport SA

Together, these esteemed professionals shared invaluable aspects of maritime cybersecurity and cyber risk management, providing attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and best practices in the industry.

The webinar empowered attendees with exclusive knowledge, enabling them to reduce vulnerabilities and protect their fleets. One of the highlights of the event was the introduction of MarPoint & Cydome’s cutting-edge Cyber Security Suite. This comprehensive suite enables real-time vulnerability and misconfiguration detection, allowing shipping companies to respond swiftly and efficiently across their entire fleet and inventory of assets. By streamlining asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, threat prioritization, and patch identification into a single, integrated workflow, the Cyber Security Suite revolutionizes cyber defense within the maritime industry.

“We are thrilled with the overwhelming response and engagement we received during this groundbreaking webinar,” said Savvas Delis, Head of Sales at MarPoint and webinar moderator. “The event underscored the critical need for robust cyber security measures in the maritime sector and equipped attendees with the tools and knowledge necessary to safeguard their fleets against evolving cyber threats. Additionally, it highlighted the importance of embracing new technologies and Leo connectivity in a cyber-secure environment. As high speed and bandwidth connectivity enhance, it becomes easier for attackers to penetrate a vessel’s network, posing significant dangers.”

In addition to the informative sessions, attendees had a unique chance to engage in interactive discussions with the panelists, sharing experiences and best practices for mitigating cyber risks. The webinar fostered a collaborative environment, enabling industry professionals to exchange insights and strengthen their cyber security networks.

The successful completion of this live webinar highlights the industry’s dedication to staying ahead of cyber threats and emphasizes the need for ongoing education and awareness. MarPoint and Cydome remain committed to supporting the maritime industry in fortifying its cyber defenses and fostering a secure digital environment.

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