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ABS expands cyber security programme

ABS has introduced new volume releases and revisions for its CyberSafety series of cybersecurity certification and optional notations for marine and offshore assets and facilities.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Introduced in early 2016, the CyberSafety series is a risk-based management programme to apply best practice approaches to cyber security, automated systems safety, data integrity and software verification.

“Our unique approach to cyber safety charts a new path, delivering wider and deeper classification services as technology evolves and becomes more sophisticated, reaching far beyond simple compliance and directly to asset and facility security,” said ABS chief technology officer, Howard Fireman.

“The ABS CyberSafety programme provides the only actionable guidance for addressing and assessing cyber-enabled systems that emphasise human, systems and environmental safety.”

The existing Volume 1 has been revised and expanded, with another four Volumes added in areas like data integrity, software verification and provider conformity testing.

Optional certification and Classification Notations can be obtained to verify cybersecurity plans and programmes for assets and facilities as well as integrated and non-integrated control systems, including factors for software quality management, product design assessment and unit software systems.{/mprestriction}

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