ABS's FCI Cyber Risk model quantifies cyber risk, setting out three characteristics such as functions concerning the critical systems like navigation and propulsion, connections which means digital networks connecting functions and identities meaning people or devices accessing connections.


Howard Fireman, ABS Chief Digital Officer, stated that the combination of ABS FCI Cyber Risk model and the CS-Ready Notation results to valuable offshore features, that could improve protection on delivery.

ABS investigated the cyber-readiness of the critical control systems onboard the Pacific Class 400 jack-up rig, including drilling control systems, electrical power generating and distribution system, vessel management systems, and safety critical systems such as fire detection.

Mr. Simon Kuik, Sembcorp Marine Vice President and Head of Research and Development, pointed out that Sembcorp Marine is very proud to be the first company to achieve the ABS CS-Ready Notation on an offshore asset.