Maritime firms fear cyber-attack supply chain breakdowns, XL Catlin warns

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Cyber attacks like the NotPetya malware that struck Maersk are raising concerns about cyber risk and its effects on resilience, according to specialty insurer XL Catlin

Shipping industry firms and port operators are worried about linkage between cyber-attacks and supply chain risk, insurer XL Catlin has warned. Big interdependencies between systems mean maritime firms face major business continuity risks from online threats. Maersk was among those organisations worst hit by the NotPetya contagious malware attack last year.

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