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.


10/24/2017: Nat’l Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Building organizational cyber resiliency

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.


10/16/2017: Nat’l Cybersecurity Awareness Month – The role of AMSCs in cyber

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.


10/9/2017: Nat’l Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Shipboard cyber risk management

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.


10/2/2017: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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.