Can the Navy protect this ship from hackers?

From: Fifth Domain

Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport ship USNS City of Bismarck gets underway from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, April 26. (Bill Mesta/Navy)


“Cybersecurity vulnerabilities could potentially lead to hackers disabling or taking control of systems, preventing the EFP vessel from accomplishing its missions,” the report said. “According to a DoD cybersecurity instruction, if cybersecurity risk management is not adequately addressed during the initiation, development, and acquisition phases of the system development life cycle, these tasks will be undertaken later in the life cycle and will be more costly and time consuming to implement.”

The report also highlighted 14 unresolved information assurance control deficiencies related to “the availability, integrity, authenticity, and confidentiality of information exchanges.”

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