The Marine Transportation System (MTS) should be on heightened alert as a result of two recent developments.
The Coast Guard has released an updated Cyber Strategic Outlook to address the rising threat of cyber-attacks against critical maritime systems essential to the Nation’s economy and security.
Editors note: This is the second in a series of articles addressing cyber risk management and cybersecurity within the Marine Transportation System (MTS). The maritime community is facing daily threats to their […]
This is the first in a series of articles addressing cyber risk management and cybersecurity within the Marine Transportation System (MTS).
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has updated the Vessel Cyber Risk Management Work Instruction. The Work Instruction was updated to include a compliance timeline for Non Safety Management System vessels that are subject to the Marine Transportation Safety Act of 2002.
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 03-21 “Continued Awareness – Active Exploitation of SolarWinds Software”.
The Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) conducted its annual security exercise from New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 17, 2020. Due to the restrictions on in-person gatherings due to COVID-19, the exercise was held via virtual online conference.
Area Maritime Security Committees 2019 Annual Report – Challenges, Suggestions, Accomplishments, and Best Practices
The Office of Port and Facility Compliance is pleased to announce the publication of a consolidated report on the status and work completed in 2019 by Area Maritime Security Committees (AMSCs).
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has published Work Instruction CVC-WI-027, “Vessel Cyber Risk Management”.