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Maritime Cyber Security Internal Auditor

This course objective is to develop the knowledge and skills required to conduct a Cyber Security audit for a Marine Management System in the capacity of Internal Auditor. It will also give the confidence to effectively audit a Management system in accordance with internationally recognized best practice techniques. 


Become a certified Marine Cyber Internal auditor and demonstrate your commitment towards continual improvement through our course.


Aims & Objectives
  • Provide the key definitions and aspects related to Cyber Security and specify the important factors for the prevention of Cyber Attacks in maritime industry.
  • Give an overview on the general procedure and various methods used by criminals to bypass your security measures.
  • Provide an overview on general procedures and various methods used to conduct Cyber Risk Marine Assessment and Cyber Risk Analysis.


Learning Outcomes
  • A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to:
  • Address Cyber Security threats
  • Prepare company's personnel for Cyber Security risks
  • Demonstrate understanding on the importance of Cyber Security risk management in a shipping company
  • Create an effective marine Cyber risk assessment and plan and follow risk assessment & analysis procedures


Who should attend?

Every employee who uses programs, devices, and network services within any size and type of a shipping company, port or port facility


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: Basic knowledge of ISO standards, ISM management systems and auditing process


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 – Accredited by Greek Ministry of Education & Religious Affairs Accreditation No. 2101338
PART A: Maritime Cyber Security Awareness
Introduction to Maritime Cyber Security
  • What is Maritime Cyber Security?
  • IT and OT systems
  • IMO related Resolutions, Circulars and Guidelines
  • Industry Guidance on Maritime Cyber Security
Cyber Security Risks
  • ISM/ISPS – Identified Risks
    • Company risk assessment procedure
    • Third party risk assessments
    • Risks related to Ship-Port interface
    • Recent cyber security regulations
  • Assessment of Identified Cyber Risks
    • Identify threats
    • Identify Vulnerabilities
    • Risk Calculation
    • Risk Mitigation (corrective/preventive measures)
Cyber Security Plan
  • Incident Management?
  • Emergency Preparation
  • Steps for cyber security plan preparation
  • Check your Cyber Security Status


PART B: Additional Annexes & Controls for consideration
Introduction to additional controls
  • About ISO 27001:2013 - Annex A
  • Scope of ISO 27701:2019
  • Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
ISO 27701:2019 Annexes
  • ISO 27701 Annex Summary
  • Annex A: PIMS - specific reference control objectives and controls (PII Controllers)
  • Annex B: PIIMS - specific reference control objectives and controls (PII Processors)
  • Annex C: Mapping to ISO/IEC 29100
  • Annex D: Mapping to the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Annex E: Mapping to ISO/IEC 27018 and ISO/IEC 29151
  • Annex F: How to apply ISO/IEC 27701 to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002
Practical Risk Proposal
Part C: Marine Management Systems Internal Auditor
  • What is an Audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Audit types
  • Tips to trained internal auditor
Internal Audit
  • Principles of auditing
  • Scheduled and unscheduled Audits
  • What to Audit – Technical Audit
  • Steps involved in internal audit
  • Scope of audit
  • Frequency of audit
  • Internal Audit process
Audit steps
  • Performing audit activities
  • Audit Plan
  • Developing Checklists
  • Opening Meeting
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Recording Results
  • Non-Conformities & Non-Compliances
  • Closing Meeting (s)
  • Audit Report
  • Audit Follow-up Activities
Audit programme
  • Establishing the Audit programme objectives
  • Identifying and evaluating audit programme risks
  • Process flow for the management of an audit programme
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Audit programme Implementation
Audit Tips & Techniques
  • Tips to trained internal auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager
Psychological factors during an audit
  • Attitudes and relationships
  • Obstacles & communication
  • Space & Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening & Auditing
  • The Interview steps
Auditor's Performance
  • Auditor’s Quality
  • The Auditors conduct
  • Auditor’s Code of Conduct
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Auditor's personal behavior
  • The Auditee’s conduct
  • Audit team leader skills
  • How to evaluate an Auditor
  • Maintaining & Improving Auditor’s Competence
  • Auditor’s Competence IACS/RO Guidance
  • Auditor’s  Experience IACS/RO Guidance
Accreditation and Certification
  • Accreditation & Certification Bodies
  • Certification Process


Exam & Certification
  • Exam on Maritime Cyber Security Internal Auditor
  • “Maritime Cyber Security Internal Auditor” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 300


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 35
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)


  • CPD Points: 35
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.2


Assessment methods


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% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Maritime Cyber Security Internal Auditor





Upon successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’.





   100% Online course
   CPD Accredited eCertificate – Global acceptance
   Downloadable course material
   E-learning Mobile App
   Enrolment: 3 months
   Flexible schedule
   Language: English


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