We are proud to be nominated for the SMART4SEA EUROPORT E-Navigation Award!
Our innovative NavBox solution with ‘cyber secure’ certification (IEC 61162-460 Gateway) from DNV GL has been nominated in leading industry title SMART4SEA’s annual awards scheme, competing with three other nominees for the coveted e-Navigation prize.
The cyber-secure NavBox, which automates the distribution and updates of digital charts, publications and other navigational data, guarantees both complete regulatory compliance and security for an increasingly digitised generation of shipowners and operators.
NavBox is a key component of our market-leading e-Navigation proposition, so ensuring its resilience against any form of rogue cyber activity was a clear priority for us.
During the past two years, we have identified a worrying increase in cybercriminal activity. As shipping becomes increasingly digitised, great benefits are unlocked in terms of efficiencies, intelligence and decision making, but a new risk environment also emerges. That is of particular concern to NAVTOR, dedicated to developing innovative e-Navigation solutions, which rely on the collation, analysis and sharing of data. With this in mind, we have devised the industry’s most robust, reliable and cyber-secure solution with NavBox.
NavBox offers a range of security features including an encrypted connection – transferring data in a format only recognised by NAVTOR software – CRC checks, the non-transferral of executable files (a key source of malware) and communication through secure servers. The unit also operates as a ‘black box’, with no screen, keyboard or mouse, diminishing risk from human interaction.
NAVTOR designed NavBox to slash administration duties for navigators, allowing for greater efficiency and resource use, while ensuring that the very latest charts and publications are always available on-board, leading to total regulatory compliance. In addition to the vessel-based benefits, NavBox also provides shore-based teams with a full insight into chart usage, equating to more effective cost control and fleet management. The solution is available as PC software or as a separate hardware box that connects to a vessel ECDIS.
NAVTOR needs you
SMART4SEA is a respected industry publisher with a leading website www.safety4sea.com, monthly printed magazine portfolio, and active social media profile. The awards it runs are prestigious and sought after. NAVTOR would love, and we hope you think we deserve this year’s e-Navigation accolade.
The winner will be the one who will receive the majority of the open online voting – and we’re encouraging all our friends, customers, collaborators and supporters across the globe to cast an online vote for us and help our cyber-secure NavBox gain valuable industry recognition. By doing so, you will support our drive to simplify navigational tasks and ensuring our customers are equipped with the tools needed to mitigate cyber risk.
Final voting deadline is Monday the 30thof September 2019.
You can vote here
Thank you in advance for your help and support. Every click counts!