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Cyber Risk and Facility Security Toolkit (FSO)

Ports and Terminals Cyber Security

Do you have the necessary controls in place to mitigate
your facility's cyber risk?

Global maritime transportation facilities must consider and mitigate the risk of a cyber security incident and avoid serious safety, financial and environmental consequences to private and public safety. Implementing a comprehensive cyber security program is critical for demonstrating proper due diligence and building resiliency.

Understanding your cyber risk is critical in developing and implementing the necessary controls for mitigating potential threats to your assets and operations.

A trusted ally to both industry and government agencies, ABS Group offers a range of cyber risk and facility security services. Explore our knowledge toolkit to see what engineering solutions, technical information and training services are available to support cyber resiliency at maritime facilities, ports and terminals.

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ABS Group Webinars

Webinar Series: Cyber Security for Ports and Terminals

Access on-demand webinars covering cyber security for maritime ports and terminals, with specific guidance on maritime compliance and the effective implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Security Framework.

Risk Matters X.0 Podcast

Risk Matters X.0 Podcast - Cyber Risk Episode 

Let's talk 'cyber risk.' What is it and what does the threat landscape look like today? Host Ian Bramson, head of cyber security at ABS Group, takes on a topic that's created a lot of confusion over the last 20 years. In this episode, he sits down with the U.S. Coast Guard to ask how the government is monitoring cyber risk as a threat to operations.

Primer on Cyber Security for MTSA-Regulated Facilities

Primer: Cyber Security for MTSA-Regulated Facilities

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-20 calling for increased cyber security and cyber risk management controls across maritime facilities regulated under the 33 CFR 105 code of federal regulations. This primer covers how to integrate cyber security into a facility security plan to comply with existing Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) requirements .

Cultural Cause Analysis Training
First-in-the-Nation FSO Cyber Security Training Course
Delivered by industry recognized maritime security professionals

Available through remote distance learning and as an onsite course at your facility, our Facility Security Officer (FSO) Cyber Security Training Course provides participants with the skills to implement a cyber security program using the NIST Cyber Security Framework. This professional training material was developed for facility security officers (FSOs) at maritime ports and terminals but extends to anyone needing an introduction to cyber security risk management.

ABS Group Toolkits

Additional Resources and Information

Our solutions go beyond traditional assessment and consulting services to include technical cyber capability development and management for identification, protection, defense, detection, response and recovery. We've compiled additional helpful resources and information related to maritime cyber security in support of your digital journey.

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