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Code of practice, commissioned by the Department for Transport, for use by those with responsibility for protecting port facilities and vessels docked into ports.
The code provides actionable advice on areas of:
developing a cyber security assessment and plan for important assets, processes and potential vulnerabilities
devising the most appropriate mitigation measures
having the correct governance structures, roles, responsibilities and processes
handling security breaches and incidents
highlighting national and international standards used and the relationship to existing regulation
The code is to be used as an integral part of an organisation’s overall risk management system and subsequent business planning.
In conjunction with the Department for Transport, the guidance was produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) who provide expert advice on information security and transport technology.