New Cyber Risk course gets MNTB recognition
Atheniem and Aureol Marine have been awarded formal recognition by the Merchant Navy Training Board for their Maritime Cyber Risk Management course. The MNTB recognition provides potential customers with the assurance that the Maritime Cyber Risk Management course and Atheniem/Aureol Marine have been through a number of rigorous checks, ensuring delivery of a quality training course by highly experienced instructors. In addition to MNTB recognition the course has also been endorsed by the UK Chamber of Shipping.
This joint venture between Atheniem and Aureol Marine has achieved a number of firsts:
- The first Maritime Cyber Risk Management course recognised by the MNTB.
- The first Maritime Cyber Risk Management course delivered to delegates at Fleetwood Nautical College.
- The first Maritime Cyber Risk Management course endorsed by the UK Chamber of Shipping.
Atheniem and Aureol Marine Directors, Paul Langdon and Brian Beckley said after being awarded this accolade:
“We are extremely proud to be the first company to be awarded the MNTB recognition for our Maritime Cyber Risk Management course. Carrying the ‘MNTB Recognised’ quality mark sets the benchmark for training provision excellence and demonstrates our commitment to offering seafarers an excellent product that has met the stringent quality guidelines of the MNTB.”
Director of the MNTB Kathryn Neilson said:
“I am delighted the MNTB has awarded Atheniem and Aureol Marine formal recognition for their Maritime Cyber Risk Management course. As technology progresses, we need to ensure everyone working at sea and onshore understands cyber security and is aware of the risks of a cyber-attack.”
The course has been designed to follow International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidelines and will assist in complying with ISM requirement as a training programme for ships staff as well as shore-based staff in shipping companies.