This course presents a systemic approach to implementing and managing effective information security in contemporary highly networked Maritime system. Students will learn about the security challenges faced by individuals and organizations in the information age and introduces the complex and dynamic state of information assurance in cyberspace. It is intended to sensitize Maritime stakeholders to the pitfalls and dangers of doing business in a cyber ecosystem, and to familiarize the student with various organizations and materials that can be turned to for assistance in understanding how to operateand use modern Maritime systems and networks securely with the maritime community and system vendors to the community. Shipboard and shoreside technology and management issues related to manageing the elemtns of Cybersecurity will be addressed.
Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to discuss with their organization's management structure, suppliers, and vendors that will: