Session 6-B:

This seminar will bring together all aspects of digital and cybersecurity practices into focus for application onboard today’s superyachts.


Thursday, April 11, 3:00-4:15pm

Corey Ranslem

Corey Ranslem is currently the CEO of International Maritime Security Associates, INC (IMSA). He has been working in the maritime industry for over 24 years in security and risk management, eight years with the U.S. Coast Guard. Through his extensive background and experience, he worked with the team at IMSA to develop the award-winning ARMS (Automated Risk Management Solution) software platform. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.

Sean Donnelly

Sean Donnelly is Founder and CEO of RESOLVN. Sean holds a BS and MS from the U.S. Naval Academy and Boston University, respectively. He also holds certifications in CISSP, GPEN and OSCP. While on active duty as a U.S. Navy Cryptologic Warfare officer he worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) before becoming the Technical Director of the Navy’s largest defensive cybersecurity department. He has developed various threat detection tools, trained service members on detection techniques and led critical security operations around the world.

Dr. Jay Lasner

Dr. Jay Lasner is Chief Executive Officer at Bluewater Crew Training USA. In addition to his senior management responsibilities at Bluewater, Jay has spent considerable time becoming educated in cybersecurity, privacy, and the new EU data protection regulations (GDPR) in general, and specifically as it impacts yachting and the maritime industry. He developed and moderated the first cybersecurity program at the US Superyacht Summit in 2017, and he has been instrumental in developing the first cybersecurity course offered at Bluewater.

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