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Understand Your Cyber Risk

IMO's Cyber Risk Management Guidelines

Discover Where Your Organization Stands


Use ABS Group’s cyber checklist to address your organization’s cyber risk management

Identify Missing Critical Systems Controls


Find gaps in your cyber risk management program

Learn How to Keep Your Vessels Safe


Use the checklist as a guide to address the security of your IT and OT systems
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Take Control of Your Marine and Offshore IT and OT Cyber Risks

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Get Stakeholder Buy-In


Use the checklist to identify areas of cyber risk management to focus on with your leadership team.

Align with All Standards


Align with IMO's guidelines and other international standards such as BIMCO, NIST, ISO, IEC, IACS, among others.

Minimize Cyber Risks


Start implementing IT and OT critical system controls to safeguard your organization from cyber risks.

Improve Vessel Safety

Uncover the systems and critical controls your organization needs to safeguard your vessels and employees.

Protect Your Assets

Discover cyber security best practices for protecting your organization’s most valuable assets and investments.

Train Your Employees

Ensure your employees understand critical controls for preventing, managing and responding to safety events — onshore and onboard.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the IMO's cyber security guidelines?

Defined in IMO's MSC-FAL.1/Circ.3, issued on July 5, 2017 — the new guideline sets cyber security recommendations for your organization’s Safety Management System (SMS). These guidelines recommend implementation of cyber security controls in 5 major categories: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover.

When does the IMO recommend integrating cyber risk management into safety management systems?

Administrations of marine and offshore organizations are encouraged to implement cyber security risk management into their SMS no later than their first annual inspection after January 1, 2021.

Integrate Cyber Risk Management into Your Safety Management System

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Benchmark Your Progress


Discover where you stand on all 5 compliance categories (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover)

Get Personalized Recommendations from an Expert


Identify your cyber security gaps, plan your organization's next steps, and get help from ABS Group's cyber risk management experts

Speed Ahead of the Competition


Ensure your organization is prepared to meet current industry standards on cyber risk management




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