Cyber security should be a part of the ship design and construction process, a panel of maritime cyber security experts told attendees at Riviera’s ‘Cyber security: readying for the ISM Code’s 1 January 2021 requirements’ webinar
Although shipowners have until 1 January 2020 to retrofit cyber risk management into their ship safety management systems to meet IMO’s updated requirements within the International Ship Management (ISM) Code,
But owners should work with shipyards to adopt cyber-secure operational technology (OT) during ship construction, panellists said during Riviera’s ‘Cyber security: readying for the ISM Code’s 1 January 2021 requirements’ webinar.
This was held on 5 August in association with premier partner ClassNK and sponsor F-Secure as part of Riviera’s Maritime Cyber Security Webinar Week.
Panellists included ClassNK cyber security team deputy manager Makiko Tani, TÜV Rheinland director for consulting services in Asia Pacific for cyber security and functional safety Rajeev Sukumaran, Moran Cyber managing director Captain Alex Soukhanov and Beazley senior risk manager Kelly Malynn.
During the webinar, they discussed how shipping companies can incorporate cyber security into their safety management systems no later than the first annual verification of the company’s document of compliance following 1 January 2021.