They are also hyperconnected ships whose daily operation emits, receives, and processes millions of data and thousands of communications of all kinds, both technical and personal.
Technological advances always bring new possibilities to avoid the intense pace of business and professional life, but also new concerns for people with high status around the world. Intrusions in privacy are a constant threat, and, for that reason, ensuring the protection of data and ensuring the privacy of life on boats is a priority challenge.
Any information that leaks can cause damage: information on the location of the boat, who are its occupants, calls made and to whom, etc. Hackers, paparazzi, drones, long-range tracking devices, ultrasensitive cameras to capture images from long distances … the list of data access paths and reasons for getting them is long.
According to security experts in the field of superyachts, drones are the main threat to both the invasion of privacy as access to sensitive data. Drones can be used to hack wireless networks, smart devices, etc. to obtain illegitimate access to private systems and information.