Cybersecurity in Shipping

On August 7, 2017, the U.S. Coast Guard ("USCG") Office of Port and Facility Compliance released a "Content Preview of the Passenger Operation Cybersecurity Framework Profile" ("the Preview"). The Preview sets out and describes 13 mission objectives with respect to passenger vessels and [applies] the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework ("the Framework") to those mission objectives. 

The Preview was developed through the collaboration of the USCG, NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and various industry stakeholders. The USCG is requesting public feedback on the Preview. Any such feedback must be submitted to the USCG via the supplied comment matrix at HQS-SMB-CG-FAC-CYBER@uscg.mil by September 7, 2017.


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