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How USCG will inspect ships cybersecurity


The USCG issued CVC-WI-027(1) and defines Poor cyber hygiene which could lead to ship detention:

a. Poor cyber hygiene

b. Shipboard computers readily appear to have been compromised by ransomware/excessive pop-ups
c. Officers/crew complain about unusual network issues and reliability impacting shipboard systems
d. Unit/vessel screener received potential ‘spoofed’ email from master/crew onboard.


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