IACS Publishes Cyber Safety Recommendations

IACS Publishes Cyber Safety Recommendations

International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) on the 27 September 2018 they published 9 (nine) out of 12 (twelve) new recommendations on cyber security. Designed to help vessels maintain cyber safety throughout their operational lives. The remaining three recommendations are scheduled to be released in the 4th quarter of 2018.

IACS has developed this series of recommendations to be able to collect requirements of a ship .  IACS Recommendations address the need for:

  • Understanding the communication between the IT and OT systems
  • Recovery / Response processes in case the protection failed
  • Detection required for more appropriate response in case of an error
  • How to protect  from events other than software errors

 

The IACS press release can be read here.