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Cybersecurity for yachting sector

2 Hours


English / French


€180 - ONLINE


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Course structure:

A 2-courses program to give captains and officers the keys to manage cybersecurity without IT security Skills.

“95% of attacks use a human vulnerability. Email and social media are the preferred attack vectors for criminals. My smartphone always with me: a perfect spy through sophisticated attacks”.

The program focuses on management, technology, human behaviors, good practices and protocols, compliant with the IMO guidelines


Module 1:  “The essentials of cyber security for a yacht” 6pm-8pm

Topics Covered:

– A yacht’s weak points

– Types of attack

– Good practices and solutions

– Taking action in event of danger

– IMO 2021 cybersecurity regulations


Audience: all crew members, all levels. Essential for captains and officers


Module 2 : “Digital security: managing the yacht and the crew” 6pm-8pm

New in 2023, this training takes the form of an à la carte workshop according to the profiles and experiences of the participants (captains and officers). Prior to the training, we will identify with you the topics you wish to cover.

Topics Covered:

Practical cases “à la carte” according to expectations. We select these cases together so that they make sense and are useful for everyone. We take care not to reveal confidential aspects, which we debrief individually when useful.


– Raising crew awareness of cybersecurity and sense of responsibility

– How to act with mobiles (smartphones, tablets) to avoid major risks

– Cyber briefings for every new crew member

– Good practices on board : crew and subcontractors

– Managing cybersecurity on board: prevention, detection, reaction to danger

– Collectively improving cybersecurity as an ongoing process


Module 1 – Essential for the Digital Security of the Yacht

Wednesday October 16, 2024 ( Eng)

Wednesday November 13, 2024 ( Fr)

Wednesday December 11, 2024 ( Eng) 

Wednesday January 22, 2025 (Fr ) 

Wednesday March 12, 2025 ( Eng) 

Wednesday May 14, 2025 (Fr)


Module 2 – Digital Security Workshop for Captains and Crew

Wednesday October 23, 2024 ( Eng)

Wednesday  November 20, 2024 ( Fr)

Wednesday December 18, 2024 ( Eng)

Wednesday January 29, 2025 ( Fr)

Wednesday March 19, 2025 ( Eng)

Wednesday  May 21, 2025 ( Fr) 

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Fees - Online course

150€ for members per module 

180€ for non-members per module 

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