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Certificate in Maritime Cybersecurity

Understand the importance of cybersecurity and develop a comprehensive safety management system

Starts 23 November 2020

Delivered Online

Gain a comprehensive overview of Cybersecurity in shipping

The shipping sector is growing digitally. Shipping companies need to understand the risk this causes in light of hacking and cyber-attacks.

The Certificate in Maritime Cybersecurity has been carefully designed for maritime professionals to understand the importance of cybersecurity for shore-based maritime industry activities, monitor cyber incident investigations and emergency response mechanisms, address existing threats and mitigate possible cyber-attacks.

When: 23 November 2020
Where: via Online Learning
Duration: 12 weeks part-time

Ideal for:

  • Ship managers, port managers and harbour masters
  • Ship captains, ship superintendents and ship owners
  • Head of Security, Security Officer
  • Head of IT, IT Manager, Cybersecurity Officer
  • Allied professionals in insurance, surveying, and Flag State officers

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  • Cybersecurity: Threats, Actors and Motives
  • Cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry
  • Information and Operational Technology Systems and 3rd Party Vulnerabilities
  • Maritime Cyber Risk Assessment and Mitigation Measures
  • Regulatory Framework, Best Practices and Basic Cyber-Hygiene
  • Cybersecurity and Safety Management Systems

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

Learn online with the support of industry experts

Chronis Kapalidis is an Academy Stavros Niarchos Foundation Fellow at the International Security Department, Chatham House. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow of the Dartmouth Centre for SeaPower and Strategy, Plymouth University, a member of ECPR and a Senior Research Fellow of the Maritime & Seapower Analyses Group, Athens. He has over 15 years of professional experience as a Lieutenant Commander in the Hellenic Navy where he specialised in IT infrastructure, Operations and Intelligence Analysis. Additionally, he is a part-time lecturer and tutor in military HE and a certified Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) instructor. He has also published widely on Maritime Security, Cybersecurity and the migrant crisis in Europe.

This course is a new addition to our LMA portfolio and it was created to attend the high demand and numerous requests of professionals working within the maritime industry.

The Certificate will be appropriate for professionals who want to develop their knowledge in Maritime Cybersecurity and mitigating risk.   

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