U.S. Coast Guard Releases Cybersecurity Measures for Commercial Vessels

Original release date: July 8, 2019The U.S. Coast Guard has released a Safety Alert with recommended cybersecurity best practices for commercial vessels. With a dynamic cybersecurity threat landscape and growing reliance on technology to support vessels, the maritime community can help strengthen their defenses by implementing the following basic cybersecurity measures: Implement network segmentation. Create network profiles for each employee, require unique login credentials, and limit privileges to only those necessary. Be wary of external media. Install anti-virus software. Keep software...