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One of the biggest stumbling blocks to “You can’t hack a sextant.” manage the risk is that “we don’t know what the threat is,” according to Capt. Mi- chael Dickey, deputy commander, U.S. – Capt. Michael Dickey,
Coast Guard Cyber Command, noting that
Deputy Commander, Coast the hacking community’s attack methods
Guard Cyber Command are constantly evolving. Hence, the mari- time community needs to advance ? exible guidelines for best practices and program frameworks. The industry-driven “Guidelines on Cyber Se- Tinsley. BIMCO also wants to curity Onboard Ships” is one such effort. One size won’t ? t add a clause to vessel contracts all ships, and cyber security experts agree, it is imperative that will show an owner has addressed that future regulations be constructed as a “living document,” the issue. so companies can morph their security, keeping pace with However laggard it may be, the mari- trending threats. time industry actually has an ace up “There are enough regulatory documents in the shipping its sleeve when it comes to build- world now,’’ exclaims Philip Tinsley, BIMCO’s maritime se- ing cyber security plans. First, curity manager. Hoping to update the Guidelines several times shipping companies excel at risk annually, his working group is planning to address training, management. Second, with hundreds and build in a reporting facility where breaches can be docu- of years of safety culture at its back, safe- mented. Gathering data is “key to being able to progress,” says ty management programs are in place on most
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