In 2019, there were fewer attacks and attempted attacks on ships than there had been in 25 years. The coronavirus may bring economic and political changes that make piracy worse in the coming years.
Navies, and other security agencies, won't be able to improve maritime security as long as root causes on land are not addressed.
Kenya and Djibouti are building a more secure and sustainable domestic maritime sector.
For the first time since independence, Namibia's ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
For HBO, online piracy is not the huge issue it represents for the platforms that screen its content.
How pirates helped to shape international criminal law.
Local fishermen or young men looking for work in the Riau Islands Special Economic Zones earn extra income by mugging boats in the Malacca Strait at night.
Smuggling, piracy and sanctions-busting are all part of life on the ocean wave.
Traditionally maritime security has been defined through the narrow lens of piracy. But as the blue economy grows, African states need to embrace a broader strategy.
Many African countries are sitting on vast and under-utilised oceanic territories that have the potential to unlock enormous economic value, if properly governed.
The tanker hijacking off the Somali coast will not be an isolated incident unless the international community remains engaged to root out piracy.
The new motoring series will be used to help launch another video on demand service in Australia. But will consumers find away to access the show and avoid paying another fee?
Managing maritime security is a challenging endeavour. Forms of maritime crime include piracy, drug and arms smuggling.
The Productivity Commission's report into copyright reform will be good for the public, good for innovation and good for Australia.
Cyber security is now a priority for the government, with $230 million committed to its new Cyber Security Strategy. But is it enough?
The world's third-largest movie industry in Nigeria is in danger of collapse. It is not to do with patrons staying away from the films. It is caused by a menace right in the heart of the industry.
When it comes to accessing online learning materials, university students don't think much about whether their downloads might amount to piracy or copyright infringement.
Illegal downloads proliferate during awards season. Are film leaks simply the cost of doing business?
This could be the final act in the legal battle to recoup money from Australians who allegedly illegally downloaded the movie, Dallas Buyers Club.