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Module 6: S-100 part 15 - Data Protection

Understand IHO Data Protection and how it can be used to secure your products and services

Online video


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Starting date

Anytime online


S-100 part 15


3 Hours



What you are going to learn

Data Protection simplified

Learn the building blocks of IHO Data Protection and how it can be used to secure your products and services. Focus will be on S-100, but course will also include examples from S-63.
You will learn and understand:

  • Similarities and differences S-63 and S-100 part 15
  • The IHO Data Protection building blocks
  • How the building blocks are used to secure your hydrographic products and services
  • Examples from the PRIMAR services
  • How to get you started

Robert Sandvik

Technical Expert
Robert Sandvik was the chair of IHO Data Protection Working Group when S-63 was developed and released. He is now a member of the IHO S-100 Task Force on Data Protection. He has been working with international standardisation and hydrographic information since 1989 in the Electronic Chart Centre AS and PRIMAR operation.

Course reviews

Hiding the technical details in graphical figures made what I consider a complex topic understandable easy.
ENC Engineer
Hydrographic Office
Showing the interactions and information being exchanged between the protection scheme participants  made it much easier for me as a software developer to understand the technical aspects.
Software developer
System Manufacturer