Friday, 10 November 2017 12:22

2016 Area Maritime Security Committees Annual Report

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The US Office of Port and Facility Compliance has released a consolidated report on the status and work completed in 2016 by Area Maritime Security Committees (AMSCs). One of the key challenges highlighted in the report was cyber risk management and the marine transportation system. Cyber systems also have unique vulnerabilities, many of which are not apparent to the casual user, and are subject to accidental or intentional acts that may originate far from the impacted area. A notable accomplishment was completion of the draft Cyber Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular that was released via the Federal Register on July 12, 2017 for public comment. 

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