Vol. 11 No. 2 (2023): Journal of Strategic Studies, Winter 2023
Book Reviews

Maritime Cybersecurity: A Guide for Leaders and Managers, Gary C Kessler & Steven D Shepard

Ayesha Abrar
MPhil scholar at the Strategic Studies Department of National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad
CISS Insight Journal 2023, winter 2023, winter issue,
Published January 1, 2024
How to Cite
Ayesha Abrar. (2024). Maritime Cybersecurity: A Guide for Leaders and Managers, Gary C Kessler & Steven D Shepard. CISS Insight Journal, 11(2), P78-80. Retrieved from https://journal.ciss.org.pk/index.php/ciss-insight/article/view/322

Abstract

“Maritime Cybersecurity: A Guide for Leaders and Managers,” authored by Gary Kessler and Steven Shepard, dissects crucial cybersecurity aspects over nine chapters, aiming to fortify the maritime domain against evolving threats. Gary is a cybersecurity expert with over forty years of experience specializing in maritime cybersecurity and digital forensics. Steven, the founder of Shepard Communications Group, is a tech industry veteran, author, and educator with thirty-five years of experience and a PhD from the DaVinci Institute.

The first chapter offers an in-depth overview of the Maritime Transportation System (MTS), emphasizing its complexity and interdependence across various segments. It underscores the critical need for a holistic cyber defense approach and highlights the diverse stakeholders, significant economic impact, and comprehensive regulatory landscape within the MTS.