Korean Register (KR) has launched maritime cyber gatekeeper e-learning training in conjunction with maritime technology firm SIRM Italia. The training will be delivered to Oltremare, a company in Assarmatori National Shipping Association which supplies training to its members.

The new training course covers administrative protection as well as cyber threat assessment as well as understanding and method of naval cyber safety and security. The program is made for ship officers who are called for to undertake cyber safety associated audits as well as studies.

Lee Hyungchul, KR Chairman & CEO, stated:

Comprehensive cyber safety readiness is now necessary for any kind of maritime industry. We will offer high quality training to European clients, beginning with providing this cyber protection e-learning training to OLTREMARE."

Claudio Aleandri, CEO/ COO of SIRM Italia claimed:

" With quick advancement in technology, shifting cyber hazard landscape as well as raised digitalization, companies are revealed to better cybersecurity risks that may potentially have a negative influence to their business purposes. Improving an internal cyber risk recognition culture, through devoted training, is the strategic approach to secure the organizations and facilitate their governance."

KR has long-standing expertise in this area, and developed its cyber safety and security technical and certification services according to international safety and security standards consisting of ISO 27001, IEC 62443, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, IMO and BIMCO cyber safety and security standards. KR has actually supplied online protection technological and also qualification services for firms and also ships because 2018, and cyber protection type approval solutions for equipment or system installed on ships in compliance with IEC 62443 4-2 and IEC 61162-460 standards because 2019.