Shipping giant Maersk was forced to replace tens of thousands of servers and computers in the aftermanth of a ransomware attack. The Maersk computer system runs an operation that handles 20% of all world trade; it carries an average of 20,000 containers into ports around the world, every 15 minutes. The attack caused a loss of $250 – $300 million.
Each ship must have its designated and trained Security officer.
Candidates who satisfactorily completes the Vessel Security Officer course will satisfy:
- The training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(1)(iv) and STCW Code Section A-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.
- This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code as amended Chapter VI, Section A-VI/5
Candidates who successfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer as defined in 33 CFR Part 104.
- Maritime Security Policy
- Security Responsibilities
- Ship Security Assessment
- Security equipment and systems
- Vessel Security Plan
- Threat Identification, Recognition, and Response
- Vessel Security Actions
- Emergency Preparedness, Drills, and Exercises
- Security Administration
- Security Training
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