Ian W. Gray

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Ian Gray is a cyber intelligence analyst for cybersecurity firm Flashpoint. He is a Navy veteran and a former naval science instructor at Kings Point.

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Petya Attack Shows the Need for Cybersecurity Rules

By Ian W. Gray 2017-06-30 22:58:07

For the last several years, the International Maritime Organization has been discussing the possible implications of cyber-attacks to the global commerce. Last June, the IMO published its Interim Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management with the intent to provide a risk management framework and prevent large-scale cyber-attacks. These threats manifested themselves on Tuesday when A.P. Moller-Maersk was hit by the global “Petya” cyberattack. The Petya ransomware exploited the same Microsoft Windows vulnerability (dubbed EternalBlue) from the WannaCry ransomware program, which...

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