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 1 The Facilitation Committee, at its forty-first session (4 to 7 April 2017), and the Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninety-eighth session (7 to 16 June 2017), having considered the urgent need to raise awareness on cyber risk threats and vulnerabilities, approved the Guidelines on maritime cyber risk management, as set out in the annex.

2 The Guidelines provide high-level recommendations on maritime cyber risk management to safeguard shipping from current and emerging cyberthreats and vulnerabilities. The Guidelines also include functional elements that support effective cyber risk management.

3 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its 104th session (4 to 8 October 2021), and the Facilitation Committee, at its forty-sixth session (9 to 13 May 2022), approved an update to the additional guidance and standards included in paragraph 4.2 of the Guidelines.

4 Member Governments are invited to bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all stakeholders concerned.

5 This circular and any revisions supersede the interim guidelines contained in MSC.1/Circ.1526.

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