Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

ANU launches bootcamp to build regional cyber resilience

Dr Tobias Feakin and Dr Lesley Seebeck at the launch of the new ANU cyber bootcamp (Source Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

The Australian National University has partnered with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to better equip practitioners at the frontline of the regions cyber security challengers.

The Australian National University has partnered with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to better equip practitioners at the frontline of the regions cyber security challengers.

The Cyber Bootcamp Project provides practical expert advice and skills training to government officials from ASEAN and Pacific countries.

Advertisement
Advertisement

It builds participants' knowledge and awareness of the full breath of cyber affairs issues – from technology and threats to decision-making and the nature of cyber and beyond.

The bootcamp forms part of Australia's Cyber Cooperation Program and will be delivered by the ANU Cyber Institute and ANU National Security College up to three times per year over the next four years.  

CEO Dr Lesley Seebeck said the ANU Cyber Institute aims "to transform cyber for the betterment of humanity".

SPONSORED CONTENT

 

"For the Cyber Bootcamp Project this means extending beyond simply developing cyber security specialists. Instead the bootcamp will focus on developing skills in good people to conceive, construct and care for good, adaptable, human-centred, secure, resilient systems, which account for the people who use or are supported by them," Dr Seeback added. 

The bootcamp was officially launched at ANU by Australia's ambassador for cyber affairs, Dr Tobias Feakin.

"We are pleased to be partnering with ANU and our regional neighbours to deliver this initiative. Australia's vision for an open, free and secure cyber space is impossible to achieve alone," Dr Feakin said. 

Each bootcamp includes a two-week intensive program in Australia, where participants engage in interactive workshops, exercise scenarios, industry site visits and dialogues with Australian government agencies.

"The Cyber Bootcamp Project has been designed to bring together complementary skills and expertise from across government, academia and the private sector to deliver a comprehensive, holistic and innovative training program to our regional partners," Dr Feakin added.

ANU launches bootcamp to build regional cyber resilience
ANU_Cyber_Bootcamp.jpg
lawyersweekly logo

more from defence connect

Jul 3 2020
Defence strategy is a good beginning, but there needs to be more support
When viewed in isolation, the recently announced Defence Strategy Update and supporting $270 billion...
Jul 3 2020
Strategist concurs, it is time for Australia to defend itself
Acclaimed defence policy expert Paul Dibb, author of the 1986 Dibb report, has applauded the Prime M...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network