Cyber Awareness Course


Change Onboard Crew & Shore Side Staff Behaviour To Reduce Your Risk

A large majority of cyber security incidents experienced by organisations are caused either accidently or deliberately by their own people. Often regarded by cyber criminals as an organisations’ ‘weakest link’, staff and crew members can accidently or deliberately introduce cyber risks to your business and critical assets.

Course Overview

The first GCHQ accredited CYBER AWARENESS education course, is a highly engaging eLearning and continuous professional development solution aimed at all computer users in your organisation, including seafarers and land staff across the shipping industry.

Participants will learn to identify common cyber-attack methods and techniques, as well as an understanding of the insider threat from poor practices. Your staff and crews will learn practical steps that can be taken against identified threats and report all incidents to the company.

Course Content
  • Malware Awareness
  • Phishing and Social Engineering
  • Passwords
  • The ‘Insider Threat’
  • Securing Mobile Devices and Removable Media
  • Responsible Web Surfing and Social Media Habits
  • 10 Essential Steps to Maritime Cyber Security
  • Real Life Cyber-Attack Case Studies
Target Audience

The CYBER AWARENESS COURSE will benefit all employees in ship-based and shore-based roles within your organisation with access to information Technology (IT) or Operational Technology (OT) endpoints, will become better prepared to understand and contribute to the company’s overall cyber risk management program.

How is the Course Assessed?

A final course assessment is undertaken on completion of all modules. On successful completion of the assessment employees will receive a GCHQ Accredited eCertificate to print and display.

How is the CYBER AWARENESS COURSE delivered?

The CYBER AWARENESS COURSE is delivered through JWC International’s Learning Management System (LMS) – a convenient, professional and fully intergrated learning platform. The CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS COURSE platform
also includes many useful resources including a library of marine cyber guidance documents from industry, onboard cyber awareness posters, monthly newsletters and much more. Advanced and automated reporting features allow you to track training completion across vessels and departments for compliance reporting purposes.

GCHQ Certified Training (GCT) & Quality Assurance

GCT is designed to assure high quality cyber security training courses delivered by experienced training providers. The CYBER AWARENESS COURSE has been quality assured by the UK governments leading technical authority and provides our learners with the most respected certification in cyber security education globally.

Navarino offers this course in association with JWC International and is internationally approved as a maritime and offshore training provider by the United Kingdom Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), Department for Transport and GCHQ. JWC International Ltd is certified by DNV GL for ISO 9001:2015 for the provision of: Specialist Maritime & Offshore Training & Consultancy Services. In addition JWC International is certified by Bureau Veritas for Health & Safety Management and is the recommended Cyber Security training provider of the CSO Alliance.