John Jorgensen and Kevin McSweeney

John Jorgensen is Chief Scientist and Director of Cyber Security. Kevin McSweeney is Manager, Advanced Technology & Research - Human Factors, Safety, and Emerging Inspection Technology. Both work for ABS.


Managing Human Cyber Risks in the Maritime Industry

By John Jorgensen and Kevin McSweeney 2017-09-08 19:35:32

The pace at which smart ships are being introduced onto the world’s oceans is escalating, driven by automation’s potential to improve operating efficiency and safety throughout the lifecycle of those assets.  While automation is an attractive proposition for ship-owners, it also brings complexity because its introduction requires more than the simple replacement of the functions of older systems. Modern functionality requires systems integration and interoperability with their hosts, which can add unexpected levels of connectivity and new risk factors to...

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