Cyber security awareness

By Gard

Any company can be vulnerable to cyber risks and across the global maritime community, ports, ships and offshore units are increasingly connected to and dependent on systems that makes use of a cyberspace. Failure to anticipate and prepare for a cyber incident onboard a ship or offshore unit may have significant consequences. The easiest and most common way for cyber criminals to strike, is through negligent or poorly trained individuals.  Cyber security requires proper trained staffing to gain the full value of technology investments and the related IT- and operational procedures. 

  • E-learning: #4064
  • Revision: 1.00
  • Published: 31.12.2018
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This e-learning module has been made based on Gard and DNV GLs analysis of cases involving cyber security. The intention with this e-learning module is to present some concrete recommendations, change people’s behavior, attitude and to teach them how to manage some of the cyber security risks they will face.

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Learning objectives

The main learning outcomes of this title are that the learner (eg. will be able to/will know/etc.):

  • Know the potential consequences of a cyber attack
  • Know your responsibilities with cyber security
  • Know the most common methods used by cyber attackers
  • Know what to do if you become a victim of a cyber-attack
  • Know what to do if your computer is infected by ransomware
Duration 26 minutes
Related courses

This e-learning module is part of a distance course

  • 6209 - Cyber security awareness
Target groups
  • Deck - Operational
  • Deck - Support
  • Engine - Management
  • Engine - Operational
  • Engine - Support
  • Electric - Operational
  • Electric - Support
  • Shorebased Personnel
  • Catering
Related information
Ship types:
STCW: Operation & Safety