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Town Hall: ‘We are in a battle with cyber criminals’

Town Hall: ‘We are in a battle with cyber criminals’

Superyacht owners, managers and crew are in a battle with cyber criminals to protect the safety of their vessels and the integrity of data, according to speakers at last week’s Superyacht Investor Town Hall online meeting. Mike Wills, co-founder and

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Cybersecurity: ‘A problem of naivety’

Cybersecurity: ‘A problem of naivety’

You wouldn’t leave your house open to burglars, then why leave your yacht open to hackers? We are well used to locking doors and shutting windows in our homes, however we are not so used to locking and shutting virtual

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Cybercrime: ‘Superyachts are in the infancy of cybersecurity’

Cybercrime: ‘Superyachts are in the infancy of cybersecurity’

“Cybersecurity is a real concern for superyachts,” warns Immarsat’s Peter Broadhurst. Time spent on a superyacht is time to switch off. If you are sailing away from the pressures of land into familiar waters with a trusted crew, it is

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Superyachts are ‘prime targets’ for cyber-criminals

Superyachts are ‘prime targets’ for cyber-criminals

Superyachts are “prime targets” for cyber criminals, according to research conducted by business data security firm Specops Software. “Any technological device or system is susceptible to cyber-attacks,” a spokeswoman told Superyacht Investor, after the firm investigated the risk of cyber-crime

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View from the bridge: Cybersecurity and the threat to superyachts. Are we doing enough?

View from the bridge: Cybersecurity and the threat to superyachts. Are we doing enough?

Pictured above is the tranquil scene viewed from my home on the banks of the River Clyde, writes captain Iain Flockhart. Just beyond the ship’s bow is Faslane Nuclear Submarine Base; home to the fleet that carries the UK’s nuclear

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