Joint Industry Launches Latest Industry Guidelines on Cyber Security
The second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships has been released. The latest practical advice has been compiled by the joint industry group, which is led by BIMCO and now includes new members OCIMF and IUMI, as well as the original contributors CLIA, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO.
The second edition includes information on insurance issues and how to effectively segregate networks, as well as new practical advice on managing the ship to shore interface, and how to handle cyber security during port calls and when communicating with the shore side.
The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships have also been aligned with the recommendations given in the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Guidelines on cyber risk management which were adopted in June 2017.
A new subchapter on insurance has been added, looking at coverage after a cyber incident as this is an important part of the risk assessment which shipowners should now take into consideration. Finally, the Annex, which explains about networks, has been rewritten based on real experience of shipowners segregating networks on their ships.
The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships is available to download on all joint industry working group websites, including ICS. Visit http://bit.ly/2tmwGZ3.
Source: ICS Press Relesase