USCG – Cybersecurity Framework profiles for Offshore Operations and Passenger Vessels

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United States Office of Port and Facility Compliance recently announced the release of new cybersecurity framework profiles for the Offshore Operations and Passenger Vessel industries, providing a pathway for these industries to implement the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. The NIST Cybersecurity Framework was developed in 2014 to address and manage…

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UK Cyber Security Code of Practice for Ships

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) During London International Shipping Week 2017, the UK Government launched the ‘Cyber Security Code of Practice for Ships’ (the ‘2017 Code’). The 2017 Code presents a framework and a series of steps which it recommends those operating in the maritime industry take to make the industry more resistant to cyber attacks and more attuned to cyber security…

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Cyprus Shipping Chamber Cyber Security Case Study

  (http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) As the industry moves into a smart-shipping era, the risk of cyber threats is at an all-time high. Digitalised ships, increasing interconnectedness, the extended use of electronic data exchange and electronic navigation increases the likelihood of cyber-attacks in variety, frequency and sophistication. Cyber threats are one of the most serious economic and international security challenges facing…

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Code of Practice Cyber Security for Ships from IET – Institution of Engineering and Technology

  (http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Cyber security is not just about preventing hackers gaining access to systems and information, potentially resulting in loss of confidentiality and/or control. It also addresses the maintenance of integrity and availability of information and systems, ensuring business continuity and the continuing utility of digital assets and systems. To achieve this, consideration needs to be given to not…

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Cyber Security: UK Government ramps up the pressure on the maritime sector with EU Network and Information Security Directive

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The EU Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) requires maritime transport and other essential services to demonstrate that they have implemented ‘appropriate and proportionate’ cyber security measures. The NIS will come into force on 6 May 2018 and the Government has just published a consultation paper on the implementation of the NIS in the…

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