Maritime Cyber Security Risk Awareness and Risk Management

About this course

The technological advancements and growing use of digitization in the maritime industry have made the industry vulnerable to cyber threats. The shipping companies and the entire maritime sector need to understand the risk this causes in light of hacking and cyber-attacks.

Maritime Cyber Security Risk Awareness and Risk Management course has been carefully designed for maritime professionals, on-board ships or shore-based to understand the importance of cyber security, identify cyber threats, monitor cyber incident investigations, initiate emergency response and mitigate possible cyber attack

This course specifically addresses the requirements of:

  • 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:

  • Interpret the current regulatory framework
  • 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

Target audience

Masters, officers, ratings, shore & port management staff, ship auditors, surveyors and anyone involved in dealing with IT and OT equipment.

Course pre-requisites

There are no course pre-requisites

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Course duration, fees, and availability


Duration:        4 hrs

Individual:      GBP 99

For corporate booking please contact us and it can be arranged at different date and time


  • 21st June 2021
  • 28th June 2021
  • 5th July 2021
  • 12th July 2021
  • 19th July 2021
  • 26th July 2021
  • 2nd August 2021
  • 9th August 2021
  • 16th August 2021
  • 23th August 2021
  • 30th August 2021