On completion of the Course students will be able to:

  1. Understand cyber security aspects of maritime operations.
  2. Identify cyber security threats in maritime operations.
  3. Apply knowledge/skills/guidance in application of cyber resilience together with situational awareness, business continuity plan and risk management.

The target audience is the community of interest maritime personnel functioning as Staff Officers / operational planners, from tactical, operational NCS/NFS HQs, individual NATO Naval Forces, members of NATO response Force (NRF), Enhanced NATO Response Force (eNRF) without dedicated (specialized) cyber security operational background. Personnel from Joint Commands and other related Agencies (Coast Guard, Port Police, etc.), educational and training facilities and equivalent civilian personnel from relevant government/agencies involved in Maritime Security Operations are also eligible to participate.


The Course will be conducted in English. Attendees should have the following standards of proficiency in English (as described/ coded in 2009 STANAG 6001, Edition 3):

Listening – Professional (3)

Speaking – Professional (3)

Reading – Professional (3)

Writing – Professional (3).


This is a NATO ACT Listed Course, classified as “NATO Restricted”. NMIOTC applies security arrangements and regulations according to NATO standards.