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Ports and port systems: cyber security code of practice

Code of practice for use by those with responsibility for protecting the technical systems of port facilities and vessels docked in ports.


Good practice guide: cyber security for ports and port systems

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The code provides actionable advice on:

  • developing a cyber security assessment and plan for important assets, processes and potential vulnerabilities
  • devising the most appropriate mitigation measures
  • having the correct governance structures, roles, responsibilities and processes
  • handling security breaches and incidents
  • highlighting national and international standards used and the relationship to existing regulation

This information should be used with our cyber security for ships guidance.

The guidance was produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in conjuction with the Department for Transport.

Published 16 August 2016
Last updated 27 January 2020 + show all updates