The Coast Guard Maritime Cyber Readiness Branch has release a list of recommendations on how to counter malicious email attacks.
This is the first in a series of articles addressing cyber risk management and cybersecurity within the Marine Transportation System (MTS).
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 03-21 “Continued Awareness – Active Exploitation of SolarWinds Software”.
The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published MSIB 18-20 “Urgent Need to Protect Operational Technologies and Control Systems” to reiterate the need for vigilance against cyber threats to internet-accessible operational technology.
The Coast Guard has issued guidance to facility owners and operators on complying with the requirements to assess, document, and address computer system and network vulnerabilities.
Forensic analysis is currently ongoing but the virus, identified as “Ryuk” ransomware, may have entered the network of the MTSA facility via an email phishing campaign. Read on for more details.
The campaign focuses on personal accountability and positive behavior when it comes to cybersecurity. The Coast Guard’s goal is to provide the maritime community with information, resources, and best practices to help protect their environments.
This post provides a recap of the National Alternative Security Program Sponsoring Organizations workshop in Arlington, Virginia, May 2, 2019. Members met to discuss ongoing and emerging issues related to regulatory requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002.
10/24/2018: Coast Guard to present during ASTM International’s automation and cybersecurity workshop
The workshop provides a forum for the exchange of ideas related to the operation of autonomous vessels in the maritime sector, as well as ship automation and cyber risk management in the maritime domain. The objective is to identify potential opportunities for standards and related products applicable to advancements in automation, autonomous shipping, and maritime-specific cyber risk management issues.