Data breach hits Navy contractor Fincantieri Marine Group

Italian shipbuilding firm Fincantieri’s U.S. arm Fincantieri Marine Group, which is a contractor for the U.S. Navy, disclosed that it had 16,769 individuals’ data compromised following an April ransomware attack that resulted in significant production disruptions. In breach notification letters Read More …

Cybersecurity’s Importance in Military Maritime Operations

In an era defined by interconnectedness and digital transformation, the role of cybersecurity in modern maritime warfare has grown. The maritime domain is increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats which can have serious consequences to national security. Cybersecurity is no longer Read More …

Ransomware Attack Hits Marinette Marine Shipyard, Results in Short-Term Delay of Frigate, Freedom LCS Construction

The Wisconsin shipyard that builds the U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship and the Constellation-class guided-missile frigate suffered a ransomware attack last week that delayed production across the shipyard, USNI News has learned. Fincantieri Marinette Marine experienced the attack in Read More …

U.S. Indicts China-Backed Duo for Massive, Years-Long Spy Campaign

The homeland security implications are significant: the two, working with Beijing-backed APT10, allegedly stole sensitive data from orgs like the Navy and NASA. The Department of Justice on Thursday charged two Chinese hackers with stealing “hundreds of gigabytes” of data Read More …

DOD doesn’t keep track of duplicate or obsolete software

The US Marine Corps, the Navy, and the Air Force are not keeping track of their software inventories, according to a report released today by the US Department of Defense Inspector General (DOD IG). Auditors said management at many services part of Read More …