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12/18/2014: Knowing your cyber systems – Healthy now and in the future

The American Association of Port Authorities recently published an article written by Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Rose and Lt. Josephine Long on cyber in the maritime transportation system. Among other things, the article discusses the interconnectedness of cyber with port operations and the vulnerabilities faced with regard to a cyber attack.

In the article, the Coast Guard asks about best practices that can be shared and seeks recommendations for increasing cyber awareness within the ports. Read the article and share your comments!

Click here to read the article.

As a reminder, the Coast Guard invites the public to comment on the topic of cyber security at a public meeting in Washington, DC January 15, 2015. Please comment and/or attend the public meeting; the Coast Guard wants to hear from YOU on how to improve cyber security in the maritime transportation system!

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