Ports and port systems: cyber security code of practice

Code of practice for use by those with responsibility for protecting the technical systems of port facilities and vessels docked in ports.


Cyber security for ports and port systems code of practice

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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

This information is used with the ‘Code of practice: cyber security for ships’.

The guidance was produced, in conjunction with us, by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Published 16 August 2016