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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.

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OPENING EVENT

LAC4 inaugural conference, May 26th 2022

About this event
LAC4 Equador Quito
Workshop

Workshop on Secure and Sustainable Digital Transformation

One-day workshop to discuss new trends, national strategy and ideas how to take digital transformation opportunities into practice in a secure and sustainable manner involving government, private sector and the non-governmental organisations.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

Cyber Security TechCamp

Is a 4-day program designed by the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University with the sponsorship of the United States Department of State and the National Cybersecurity Center of the Dominican Republic (CNCS).

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop

International Workshop on Cybercrime Investigation: Cryptocurrencies and Money Laundering

Workshop for experts from the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica on Cryptocurrencies and Money Laundering.

LAC4 Equador Quito
Training

Information Security training for the Andean Community

EU CyberNet Project together with the Ecuadorian authorities are organising the 1st regional training for the countries of the Andean Community on Information Security principles and best practices

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

Cybersecurity risk assessment seminar for the Dominican Republic

EU CyberNet Project is organising a 5-day seminar for the DR cybersecurity authorities and critical service operators to assist in the development of a nation-wide cybersecurity risk assessment.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

Cybersecurity Awareness seminar for diplomats

EU CyberNet Project is organising in cooperation with the EU Delegation to the Dominican Republic an informal seminar for diplomats on the strategic cybersecurity challenges we face in relation to digitalisation and new technologies.

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

LAC4 is the regional hub for cybersecurity education and training in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre LAC4 is

  • state-of-the-art hybrid training facility, digital forensics lab and cyber range;
  • capacity to develop and provide technical, policy and strategic level courses and simulation;
  • platform for doctrine development and research coordination;
  • channel to cyber capacity building projects, training modules and materials developed in the EU.

Read more about the LAC4 milestones.

Cybersecurity is not dependent on one single nation. It requires effective cooperation and information sharing with other countries.

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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Strategic partners

EU CyberNet is implemented by the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA), upon guidance from the European Commission Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), and supported by an international consortium representing the German Federal Foreign Office and the Cybersecurity Competence Centre Luxembourg.

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

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

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