Cyber Security is a difficult concept for many, with new and unique threats and countermeasures. Where automation and computerization have led to increased efficiencies in almost all domains, the education, and ability to maintain the required security has fallen behind.
Some of us may think of threats as only physical threats, but the fact is, a cyber threat could be just as harmful to many of us, especially when working onboard a ship. The whole navigation system could be interrupted and damaged if any unknown source would interfere with the system.
This course aims to teach the fundamentals of cybersecurity and threat management. The student will learn how phishing fraud works, how to create strong protection for your accounts, how to manage removable media and other tools to keep up with the threats connected to Cyber Security.