In our second installment on cybersecurity and cyber risk management in observance of DHS’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Domestic Ports Division discusses the Area Maritime Security Committee as a valuable resource to combat cyber-related threats.
10/12/2018: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Fortifying the U.S. cyber protection and response posture
As one of the lead agencies tasked with ensuring the safety and security of the Marine Transportation System and maritime critical infrastructure and key resources, the Coast Guard has invested heavily in cyber risk management efforts. These efforts focus on the Coast Guard Cyber Strategy’s three strategic priorities of: defending cyberspace, enabling operations, and protecting infrastructure. The Coast Guard has approached these priorities through various policies, guidelines, and other initiatives both internally and through collaborative efforts. In the second installment of our National Cybersecurity Awareness Month series, we discuss a few of the cyber-focused initiatives the Coast Guard is leading, either in effect or in development, that will help to continue fortifying our nation’s cyber protection and response posture.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and we’ll be bringing you information throughout the month that focuses on cybersecurity, cyber risk management, and simple practices you can employ to safeguard your operations. This week, we have a post from our Domestic Ports Division on some of the most common cyber threats your organization may encounter.
10/30/2017: Nat’l Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Five key cyber questions and challenges facing the maritime industry
To wrap up this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month series, Lt. Cmdr. Brandon Link with the Office of Port & Facility Compliance, poses five key cyber questions maritime professionals can consider when deciding how to manage risks to cyber systems that are prevalent in our daily lives.
In this week’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month post Mr. Jason Warren, a cybersecurity specialist in the Critical Infrastructure Protection Branch of the Office of Port & Facility Compliance, discusses how building cyber resiliency within your organization can minimize downtime and loss follow a cyber incident.
In this week’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month post, the Office of Port & Facility Compliance provides insight on the role Area Maritime Security Committees have in protecting the MTS from cyber-related risks.
As electronic navigation systems become increasingly complex, interconnected, and cyber dependent, they could fall victim to bad actors, hackers, and nuisance cyber agents. Many of these incidents can be prevented or mitigated by embracing a culture of cyber risk management, without which, technical solutions like virus protection software and firewalls will have limited effectiveness. In this week’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month post, the Office of Design and Engineering Standards takes a cyber-focused look at the GPS outage in the Black Sea that was reported to the Navigation Center in June.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Office of Port and Facility Compliance encourages you to follow our weekly blogs throughout the month that contain important information on cybersecurity risk management.