Ship security: cyber security code of practice

Information on implementing and maintaining good cyber security practices on maritime vessels.


Code of practice: cyber security for ships

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Ship cyber security code of practice providing actionable advice on:

  • developing a cyber security assessment and plan to manage risk
  • handling security breaches and incidents
  • highlighting national and international standards used
  • the relationship to existing regulation

The code is to be used with organisation’s:

  • risk management systems
  • subsequent business planning

This information is to be used with our cyber security for ports and port systems guidance.

The code was produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology with support of the Defence Science and Technological Laboratory, funded by the Department for Transport.

Published 13 September 2017