The landscape of maritime is shifting with the trends that are emerging do so out necessarily. Smart shipping, shipbuilding, big data, propulsion, advanced materials and analytics, sensors, robotics and communications in conjunction are all having monumental shifts in maritime industry are approaching new challenges and opportunities.
In 2017, cyber-attacks showed vulnerability in navigate and other information systems on ships and in ports. thus far international cybersecurity rules for the maritime industry haven’t yet been adopted. Meantime, the IMO guidelines on managing cybersecurity risks high-level recommendations regarding the protection of international shipping from existing and potential threats to cybersecurity. These guidelines can help to extend protection of international shipping to cybersecurity.