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Cyber Priority 2023

Maritime Cyber Priority 2023: Staying secure in an era of connectivity

Is the maritime industry ready for an era of connectivity?

DNV’s new global report Maritime Cyber Priority: Staying secure in the era of connectivity, explores the changing attitudes and approaches to cyber security in the maritime sector. It draws on a timely survey of 800 maritime professionals, complemented by in-depth interviews with experts from leading maritime organizations including the US Coast Guard, Wärtsilä, Meyer Werft, Bundeswehr (German navy), Stena Drilling, Hamburg Port Authority, UK Chamber of Shipping, and DNV.

Our research finds that greater investment in cyber security is needed as risks escalate in the era of connectivity. Maritime professionals say their organizations have made it a significantly higher priority in 2023 to secure operational technology (OT) – which manages, monitors, controls, and automates physical assets, such as sensors, switches, safety and navigation systems, and vessels. However, just one in three in the industry are confident that their organization’s OT cyber security is as strong as its IT security.

As recognition grows of cyber security’s role as an enabler of digital transformation and decarbonization, it’s particularly important that we explore the state of cyber security in the maritime industry.

Download your complimentary copy of DNV’s visual report Maritime Cyber Priority: Staying secure in the era of connectivity (40 pages), and get the latest on:

  • How are cyber security threats evolving?
  • What are the key challenges?
  • What is the industry prioritizing?
  • What’s driving and holding back progress?
  • What steps can the maritime industry take to tackle emerging cyber risks?