Don't miss this insightful talk on 'From cybersecurity for superyachts to ransomware at sea'.

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You may sometimes have wished to leave behind the concerns of IT and sail towards the horizon on a finely outfitted yacht.

Well, we have good news and bad news! Unfortunately, maritime data is as vulnerable to attack as any other and their international mobility can be both a blessing and a curse. What's more, because of the reliance of maritime systems on accurate data, breaches could be an issue of life and death.

The good news is specialists, such as our speaker, Richard Hodder of Pelion Consulting, have been working for years to understand and manage cybersecurity threats at sea; From privacy and surveillance to penetration testing and anti-drone strategies.

This talk with questions and answers will review the most critical current issues in maritime cybersecurity.

About the speakers

Headline speaker: Richard Hodder
Richard Hodder is the Co-founder and CEO of Pelion Consulting international. With over 15 years in telecommunications and IT security, across various industries, he has experienced the challenges of the cyberthreat landscape first hand. As an active privacy advocate with a passion for the latest technology he designs and implements bespoke and personal solutions for the maritime industry.

Speaker: Dr Herbert Daly
Dr Herbert Daly is the Secretary of the BCS Wolverhampton Branch. An advocate for computation in all its forms, from nanobots to enterprise systems, his previous roles in the industry includes Consultant, Software Designer, and Simulation Modelling specialist.

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Security at sea: Protecting against maritime cyber threats
Date and time
Tuesday 8 March, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
University of Wolverhampton
Wulfruna Street
United Kingdom
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