cyber security

AAPA identifies $4 billion crucial for port security

AAPA identified nearly $4 billion in crucial port and supply chain security needs over the next 10 years, according to the report AAPA launched ‘The State of Freight’. Specifically, AAPA members reported they will need $2.62 billion to maintain and upgrade their security apparatus over the next 10 years and $1.27 billion in future security investments to address cybersecurity and other security threats.

ShipServ certified for security management system

ShipServ announced that it has earned ISO 27001 certification by QMS for its information security management system, that helps to combat cyber security threats. Implemented in 2013, ISO 27001 is one of the most recognised global standards, that demands best practice for information security management systems.

USCG explains how to build cyber resiliency

USCG gives his advice on what it is required for building cyber resiliency. Cyber security resiliency is the ability for an organization to identify, prevent, detect and respond to a process or technology failure, minimizing harm, reputational damage, and financial loss.

USCG explains how to build cyber security governance

USCG will feature a series of posts detailing cyber risk management in the maritime domain, examining governance, resiliency and defending critical infrastructure. In the first article, Mr Jason Warren, Coast Guard Office of Port and Facility Compliance, gives his advice on what it is required for building cyber security governance.

October nationally recognized as cyber security awareness month

Occasioned by the fact that October is nationally recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month, Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy, discusses the importance of cybersecurity and the U.S. Coast Guard’s role in cyber risk management.

LR and QinetiQ to collaborate on maritime cyber security

Cyber-attacks have become more frequent and more sophisticated, with the threat becoming a board level preoccupation for the marine sector. LR and QinetiQ have announced a collaboration to increase the level of security of cyber-enabled ships.

DNV GL launches RP to enhance cyber security

DNV GL has published a Recommended Practice (RP) on “Cyber Security Resilience Management” to help the industry address potential cyber hazards. Developed in cooperation with customers, the RP provides guidance on risk assessment, general improvements to cyber security, and the verification of security improvements and management systems.

ABS expands first comprehensive cyber system guidance

ABS has unveiled the first comprehensive cybersecurity certification and optional notations for marine and offshore assets and facilities at the SMM bi-annual international maritime trade fair. Introduced in early 2016, the ABS CyberSafety™ series is the industry’s first risk-based management program for asset owners to apply best practice approaches to cybersecurity.

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