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.

June 10-13, 2024

Women in CyberTech Camp @LAC4

Women in CyberTech Camp @LAC4
LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

Women in CyberTech Camp @LAC4

The program is open to women working in CISRTs, critical public and private sector organisations on information security and incident response.


AI and Cybersecurity: threats and opportunities

The EU CyberNet and LAC4 in coordination with the Presidency of the Federative Republic of Brazil is organizing a training present the benefits and harms of AI in the area of information security and cybersecurity, as well as the national experiences in issuing information security and cybersecurity guidelines for the use of AI.

San José

Train-the-Trainer seminars on cyber awareness and cyber hygiene in Costa Rica

LAC4 is organizing 4 train-the-trainer seminars to train representatives and future trainers of central and local governments, critical infrastructure, chambers, clusters and academia on cyber awareness and cyber hygiene in cooperation with the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Technology (MICITT) of Costa Rica and Cybersec Cluster of Costa Rica.

San Salvador

Exchange of cybersecurity best practices between the EU and the Government of El Salvador via TAIEX instrument

LAC4 in cooperation with the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Union (TAIEX) and the EU Delegation to El Salvador is organising an exchange of best practices in cybersecurity with the Secretariat of Innovation of the Presidency of El Salvador.

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International Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition MAGIC

LAC4 is sponsoring 16 students from the Dominican Republic to take part in the 16th International Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition (CTF 16). The entry-level competition allows participants to get a feel for the cyber process in an environment designed to help competitors learn logical thinking skills and teamwork.


Training Course on Information Security for CISOs

This information security training course is designed specifically for professionals dedicated to safeguarding critical assets in the academic and public sector to strengthen their defenses, exchange knowledge and experiences, and chart the path to a more secure and resilient digital future.

Who we are?

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


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

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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.

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

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