Security

Successful conclusion of first Maritime Cyber Security Conference

Conference held by Armada and DRS Cognosec.


Johannesburg, 05 Jul 2018
From left: Robert Brown, Dionyssus Kalamatianos, Eric Klopper.
From left: Robert Brown, Dionyssus Kalamatianos, Eric Klopper.

Armada Maritime Cyber Security Systems and Dynamic Recovery Services, a subsidiary of Cognosec, are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the first Maritime Cyber Security Conference, held on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at the Piraeus Marine Club. The theme of the conference was "Maritime Cyber Security: Combating the challenges of the New Era for Safe Navigation".

The President of the Marine Club, Irene Daifa, introduced the conference, which was attended by the honourable Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumplis and the former General Secretary of Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy Dionyssios Charalampos Kalamatianos.

Participants at the conference were maritime companies, P&I clubs and classification societies, who were provided the opportunity to observe a presentation on advanced technological systems in maritime cyber security and to be informed about the advantages of the hosts' software application, both on shore and at sea, helping to fully secure against cyber attacks and malware software, and, as a result, ensuring safe navigation.

From left: Robert Brown, Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Dionyssus Kalamatianos, Eric Klopper.
From left: Robert Brown, Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Dionyssus Kalamatianos, Eric Klopper.

The conference was particularly productive and especially informative looking ahead to the compulsory adoption of the relative directive by the International Maritime Organisation as of 1st January 2021.

Armada Maritime Cyber Security Systems and Dynamic Recovery Services a Cognosec company, having over 20 years' experience and technical knowhow in the development of cyber security systems, as hosts would like to warmly thank all the participants who attended the conference for their presence, and would like to assure them that they are fully supported in facing the new challenges in shipping together.

T: (+30) 210 410 2350 E: info@armadacyber.com

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