Captain Taylor Lam, Commander Sector San Francisco & Captain of the Port will introduce the United States Coast Guard Cyber Command and Commander Boris Montatsky. The Commander serves at U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Command as the Cyber Effects and Protection Division Chief. In this role, he leads a diverse staff of three:
- Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs),
- Cyber Mission Team (CMT
- Maritime Cyber Readiness Branch.
These elements inform and assess cyber risk across the Maritime Transportation System (MTS) as well as conduct cyberspace operations that prevent and defend against cyber attacks targeting U.S. national interests.
The U.S. Coast Guard’s presentation to the Propeller Club of Northern California focussed on:
“The Service’s current capabilities and initiatives to enhance cybersecurity of the U.S. Marine Transportation System which facilitates the global supply chain and more than $5.4 Trillion in annual commerce.”