Maritime Cyber Security


In today’s interconnected world, the implementation of embedded software on commercial vessels has become a vital necessity. The constantly advancing technologies of the digital age play a pivotal role in communication, data management, and maintaining sustainability in all aspects of shipping operations.

Cyber security is absolutely essential in preservation and protection of industry data.

Cybercrimes continue to be a global epidemic. The International Institute of Shipping and Logistics understands that data protection is a key in combating this issue.

This comprehensive Maritime Cyber Security e-course is designed to provide participants with a baseline understanding of issues related to cyber security threats, and key concepts in effective information asset protection. .


Ensure fundamental comprehension of Cyber Security and Cyber Attack prevention in maritime industry through the provision of essential terminology and facet explication.

● Summarize criminal tactics and methodology for circumvent security protocols.

● Summarize fundamental strategies and methodologies essential for implementing Marine Assessment and Cyber Risk Analysis . ..


Each module is expected to involve 6 hours of learning time each week, making a total of 52 hours per 2 months period and the associated tests might be completed in less than 2 hours.
The training sections don’t have to be completed in one session, you may return to it as often as you like, the system will bookmark your last page so you are returned directly to where you exited the program.


This course will remain open for 2 months for completion or revision starting from the date of course uploading on the student portal.
One or more extensions of study totaling not more than 2 months may be requested by a student and authorised by the Course Director. The request should be made at least one day prior to the end of the period of study.
Further extensions are used where exceptional circumstances necessitate an extension of the normal period of study in order to complete the final test. An agreed extension may involve the payment of small additional fees.

Teaching Methods

In line with the IMT general approach and the best international standards, the course is designed with the aim of providing excellent training with an emphasis on its concrete application in the job, professional and company principal related activities.
The training include a course framework (detailing the scope, objective, entry standards, and other information about the course), a course outline (timetable), a detailed teaching syllabus (including the learning objectives that should have been achieved when the course has been completed by students), guidance notes and summary of how the students will be evaluated.
The course involves mainly independent study with the assistance of the educational team; study time, in general, is to be spent on activities such as studying the lecture course material and textbooks and preparing your coursework in order to be ready to take the final test.
Your progress in the subjects taught will be tested and consolidated through exercises related to actual Safety Risk Management cases.

Modes of attendance

This course can be attended only:
Online, via a cutting-edge web platform.