cyber security

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.

ABS hosts ship operators cooperative programme

ABS hosted the fall meeting of the Ship Operators Cooperative Program in Houston, welcoming representatives from industry, government and academia to discuss current issues and new technologies.

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.

DNV GL’s UK cyber security laboratory fully authorized

DNV GL’s centre of excellence for smart energy and cyber security testing expertise has achieved UKAS accreditation and CESG recognition. After several months of intense assessment, the newly-opened Technical Assurance Laboratory (DTAL) based in Peterborough has been accredited and recognised to offer Common Criteria and Commercial Product Assurance testing.

Increasing internet access at sea means more cyber-attacks

An increase in internet access at sea will lead to an increased risk of suffering a cyber-attack. However, if addressed correctly, this risk can be lowered to sit comfortably within the acceptable risk tolerance levels of an organisation.

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