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The Bridge to cyber capacity building in the Americas

Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre LAC4 is implemented by EU CyberNet and funded by the European Union, established in 2022 with the physical training facility in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic.

February 12-16, 2024

Cyber diplomacy training program in Santo Domingo

Cyber diplomacy training program in Santo Domingo
LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference

EU-LAC Digital Alliance Cybersecurity Policy Dialogue

Bi-regional cybersecurity policy dialogue aims to bring together senior government officials, representatives from the private sector, civil society, and academia from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

Cyber diplomacy training program in Santo Domingo

Organised together with the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic the Institute of Higher Education in Diplomatic and Consular Training “Dr. Eduardo Latorre Rodríguez” and the National Cybersecurity Center.

Online
Training

IT risk assessment course for El Salvador’s public sector

In cooperation of the Secretariat of Innovation of the government of El Salvador.

Barbados
Workshop

Barbados national cybersecurity strategy implementation workshop

Action plan for the implementation of their National Cybersecurity Strategy (NCS) 2023.  

Romania
Conference

Octopus Conference

 LAC4 participates in the panel to share experiences on how to bring CSIRT and law enforcment communities togerher via capacity building.

Ghana
Conference

GFCE Annual Conference and GC3B in Accra

GC3B is  an event to secure and improve decision makers’ awareness on cyber capacity building, strengthen coordination of efforts on a global scale and widen the pool of resources available.

Brazil
Training

CSIRT training for Brazil

4-day training program for Brazil Security Incident Management teams (CSIRT/CERT/SOC)

Colombia
Conference

EU-LAC Digital Alliance Days in Cartagena, Colombia

Data governance, electronic governance, cybersecurity, connectivity and artificial intelligence.

Costa Rica
Workshop

Cyber hygiene workshop for Costa Rica

Cyber hygiene workshop in cooperation with the spanish chamber of commerce

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

LAC4 0ct0b3rf35t

To foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the exchange of best practices in incident response, we are pleased to announce the first iteration of LAC4 0ct0b3rf35t – 1-day CSIRT community event filled with case studies, overviews of best practices and introductions of new methods in fields of incident detection, mitigation and response.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference

CyberWeek @LAC4 2023

“CSIRT Technical and Operational Development in Latin America and the Caribbean”

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

Seminar on Propaganda, disinformation and threats to the integrity of the information space

Familiarizing the audience with the fundamental concepts and challenges related to information disorder.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

Cybersecurity of Disruptive Technologies

On Thursday, October 26, LAC4 in cooperation with INTEC will conduct an informative seminar on risks involved in the integration of disruptive technologies.

LAC4 Equador Quito
Training

Cyber crisis management workshop and TTX for academia of Ecuador

Table-top exercise on testing cyber crisis management procedures and information sharing during a large-scale cyber attack.

Brussels
Conference

LAC CCB Roundtable with LAC Embassies

International cyber oriented EU projects – EU CyberNet/LAC4 and GLACY+/GLACY-e – funded by the EU Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), invite LAC mission diplomats responsible for cyber issues to an informal seminar to present opportunities for EU assistance in cyber capacity building and cybercrime in the LAC region.

Who we are

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Vision

LAC4 will improve the cybersecurity capacities of Latin America and the Caribbean fostering a more secure cyberspace.

Mission

Enhance cyber capacities in the LAC region, delivered by the EU CyberNet though its Expert Pool and in collaboration with other EU-funded capacity building projects and international partners.

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Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre LAC4 is

  • state-of-the-art hybrid training facility
  • capacity to develop and provide technical, policy and strategic level courses, consultations and simulation;
  • platform for doctrine development and research coordination;
  • channel to cyber capacity building, training modules and materials

Read more about the LAC4 milestones.

Cybersecurity requires international coordinated approach and agile collaboration models. LAC4 aims to become an international, cross-sector effort, serving as a nexus for cooperation between national and international, public and private stakeholders.

Expert pool

Join the EU CyberNet network of experts to contribute with your knowledge and experience in LAC4 trainings and other activities

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Partners

Participant Nations:

Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Kingdom of the Netherlands

 

 

Estonia – Estonian Information System Authority (NCSC-EE)

Estonia – RIA

RedCLARA – Cooperación Latino Americana de Redes Avanzadas

RedClara

Panama – Autoridad Nacional para la Innovación Gubernamental

Panama

 

 

Honduras – Dirección de Gestión por Resultados

 

LAC4 virtual sub-regional collaboration hubs:

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Electronic Government and Information and Knowledge Society Agency of Uruguay (AGESIC)

Visit AGESIC

 

Institutional Security Cabinet of the Presidency of the Federative Republic of Brazil (GSI/PR)

Visit GSI/PR

 

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility (MREMH) and the Ministry of Telecommunications and the Information Society (MINTEL) of Ecuador

Visit MREMH Visit MINTEL

Ministry of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications of the Republic of Costa Rica (MICITT)

Visit MICITT

Collaborating Members:

El Salvador – La Secretaría de Innovación del gobierno de El Salvador

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