Proficiency in Cyber Risk Awareness & Management

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Proficiency in Cyber Risk Awareness & Management

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Course titleProficiency in Cyber Risk Awareness & Management
Course deliveryOnline, using Vidand reference workbook delivered as computer based training (CBT) available 24/7
Course duration 3-4 hrs.
AssessmentFinal onscreen multiple-choice assessment (Pass mark 70%)
Course completion time60 days after enrolment date
Course fee£95
Course certificateYes
Course Accredited by                                    TBC
Date approvedTBC
Date valid tillTBC

Target Audience

Masters, officers, ratings, shore & port management staff, ship auditors and surveyors and anyone involved in dealing with IT and OT equipment and carry out ships’ audits

Course Pre-requisites

There are no course pre-requisites.

About this Course

This 3-4 hrs course on awareness of cyber security onboard ship and while in port and encourages good cyber ‘hygiene’. It explores cyber security risk and introduces candidates to the cyber risk management plan and has been developed in accordance with:

  • MSC-FAL.1/Circ.3 Guidelines on maritime cyber risk management
  • The ISM Code (MSC.428 (98) Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems)
  • ISO/IEC 27001: 2013 – Information Security Management

Area of Study

  • The course will cover the following topics
  • Current and forthcoming regulatory requirements
  • Sources of potential cyber security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Conducting a cyber security risk assessment for your organisation
  • Identifying risk mitigation strategies and control options
  • Utilising third-party specialist support when necessary
  • Constructing and implementing an effective cyber security risk management plan
  • Achieving continual improvement

By the end of this course, candidates should be able to understand

  • Interpret the current regulatory landscape
  • Appreciate why a non-prescriptive cyber security risk management approach is a natural extension of existing safety and security management practices
  • Consider a variety of potential cyber security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Assess associated risks
  • Recommend mitigating measures, including management, operation or procedural and technical controls
  • Identify the different functional elements of an effective cyber security risk management plan
  • Respond to and recover from cyber security incidents in accordance with established contingency plans
  • Champion appropriate behaviour and ways of work in your organisation
  • Contribute towards the continual improvement of your organisation’s cyber security risk management performance

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