ViganSailors SocietyPort of South LouisianaVan AalstBühler GmbHCimbria
  • Cimbria
  • Geneva Dry
  • Telestack
  • Bühler GmbH
  • TMS Awards 2023
  • Port of South Louisiana

ClassNK software security guidelines

(Posted on 10/06/19)

Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Software Security which target software developers, system integrators, and more.

As part of the ClassNK Cyber Security Series, ClassNK regularly releases guidelines and standards that outline cyber security measures based on the recently-released ClassNK Cyber Security Approach that outlines ClassNK’s basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships.

Released as the 3rd and latest part of the series, the Guidelines for Software Security aim to assist with risk management focused on software used onboard vessels. They outline the recommended security measures to take throughout the development, integration, and operation stages of the software. Their release demonstrates a formulation of guidelines and standards that address each layer of the ClassNK Cyber Security Approach announced 5 months ago.

The Guidelines for Software Security were developed in collaboration with ClassNK’s partner TÜV Rheinland. TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services providing digital services for safety, cyber security and privacy.

Speaking on the occasion, Naoki Saito, General Manager of Maritime Education and Training Certification Team said “We are pleased with the rapid progress regarding cyber security we have made through our partnership in the first half of the year. Both ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland will continue to make the most of our expertise and provide cyber security related services in the maritime industry for the further safety of vessels.”

The Guidelines for Software Security are available to download free of charge via ClassNK’s website www.classnk.com for those who have registered for the ClassNK “My Page” service. To register for the “My Page” service free of charge, go to the ClassNK website www.classnk.com and click on the “My Page Login” button.

Latest News

Fleet announces strategic leadership transition in its 30th year

(Posted on 22/02/24)

Fleet Management Limited (FLEET), the world’s largest third-party ship management company, has... Read more


OceanScore: Asian shipowners face hefty EU-bound emissions liabilities

(Posted on 22/02/24)

Asian shipowners with vessels sailing to and from Europe are likely to face estimated emissions liabilities... Read more


VIKAND supports V.Ships Greece with mental health training

(Posted on 22/02/24)

VIKAND, the global leader in maritime healthcare, is providing V.Ships Greece with officer training... Read more


RMI Maritime Administrator awards AiP for Anemoi Rotor Sails

(Posted on 14/02/24)

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has awarded an Approval in Principle... Read more


Ambrey and ISS join to revolutionise maritime safety and security

(Posted on 14/02/24)

Ambrey and Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) have announce a strategic partnership aimed at transforming... Read more


ShipMoney celebrating 10 years providing digital payment solutions

(Posted on 14/02/24)

Founded in 2013 by Stuart Ostrow, a Florida-based CPA and entrepreneur, ShipMoney set out to challenge... Read more


ClassNK launches shipping and shipbuilding e-learning courses

(Posted on 14/02/24)

ClassNK has introduced E-Learning courses offered through its training and education service, &ldquo... Read more


Top US maritime strategist joins Core Power in Washington

(Posted on 13/02/24)

Robert Bryans, a senior US maritime strategist and systems engineering expert, has joined the growing... Read more


Co-investment for leading dry bulk carrier in Baltic region

(Posted on 11/02/24)

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company has agreed to co-invest EUR 15 million alongside OP Finland Infrastructure... Read more


Big hitters endorse InterManager’s new General Principles

(Posted on 11/02/24)

DNV, Lloyd’s Register, and Steamship Mutual have all given their backing to the aims and objectives... Read more


Geneva DryTBA GroupTMS Awards 2023Port of StocktonTelestack
  • Sailors Society
  • TBA Group
  • Port of Stockton
  • Van Aalst

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping