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There needs to be a fundamentally different approach to security of the entire maritime infrastructure meaning there is great need for specific cyber security research programmes focused on the maritime sector.

Kevin JonesKevin Jones
Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Research and Innovation

80% of international trade is by sea and is increasingly under threat from cyber attacks.
Conceptual design of a cyber security network

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Cyber-SHIP Lab
We have the world's first Cyber-SHIP lab, which investigates the most pressing technological threats posed to global shipping

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Centre for Systems Thinking: Ocean, Land and Society
Solving a wide range of issues through a whole-system transdisciplinary approach

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MAterials and STructures (MAST) Research Group
Research that explores structural, mechanical, marine, composites and civil engineering

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