b'MEMBER NEWSABBs Integrated Ship Operating Systems Receive Cyber Security Certification From DNVT he certification confirms ABBs cyberDNV. However, owners alone cannot take thenections being permitted. In addition, ABB security solutions meet DNVs Cyberfull burden of responsibility. They rely on thealso offers continuous support to reduce their SecureSP1requirementsbasedonexpertise from yards, suppliers, and classifica- customers cyber operations workload.theinternationallyrecognizedstandardfortion societies to make sure they are prepared control system cyber security, IEC62443. Theto deal with cyber threats both onboard andSP1 certification marks a significant upgrade in certification is in line with and goes beyond theon shore. The security ABB offers as a built-inthe cyber security levels for ships, said Ahmed International Maritime Organizations (IMO)feature for systems demonstrates that these newHassan, head of cyber security, ABB Marine & resolutionMSC.428(98)toprotectpower,threats and the importance of building cyberPorts. While it is crucial to secure the commu-propulsion, and automation systems on boardprotection into every link of the supply chain arenication between the vessel and the Cloud, it is ships, as well as the confidentiality and integrityrecognized throughout the maritime industry. also important to build cyber security into the of remote connections. ABBs certification forsystems essential for operation, while separating ship operating systems from DNV is a signifi- The new certification acknowledges ABBs cy- these from the non-essential ones. This builds cant advancement to the previous SP0 verifica- ber security solution as providing the requireddefenseindepthintothevesseldesigna tion achieved by the company in 2021 both inprotectionforonboardsystems,butalsomechanism with several security controls where terms of scope and level of security controls. enabling system recovery to pre-attack statusif one measure fails, another will come into play and troubleshooting to find the root cause ofto protect assets. As a result, cyber security risks Cybersecurityawarenessinthemaritimea breach. Approvals to remotely connect to thecan be mitigated on an increasingly stronger industry is increasing fast, said Jarle Coll Blom- vessel must be controlled by the onboard crew,level that goes beyond what has been possible in hoff, group leader for Cyber Safety and Security,with only actively accepted and encrypted con- the marine industry up until now.Clean, Quiet, ProvenElectric and Hybrid PropulsionKeeping our waterways clean is importantto the health and survival of our planet.BAE Systems is leading the way with clean, quiet alternative propulsion systems, helping passenger vessels get to zero emissions.gettozero.com35 MAY 2022'