IMO 2021 CYBER RISK MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW
Be ready to leave port in 2021
Ensuring the safe and secured operation of vessels at sea and onshore
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted Resolution MSC.428(98) aimed to address cyber risks in the maritime industry. The IMO resolution effectively addresses cyber risks as a part of safety management systems within the ISM Code. Under Resolution MSC.428(98), administrators are to ensure their existing safety management systems appropriately address cyber risks by their 2021 annual verification.
This regulatory overview summarizes key parts of the IMO 2021 cybersecurity measures, complete with cross-references to ISO/IEC 27001 and the Guidelines on Cyber Security on Board Ships.