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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.

November 11-15, 2024

CyberWeek @LAC4 2024

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Launching online seminars’ series for LAC4 members

EU CyberNet and LAC4 launch online seminars’ series topical issues of cybersecurity for LAC4 member countries. The first seminar on threats and opportunities of AI and cybersecurity will take place 14 August 2024.

Conclusions from the Workshop to Strengthen Regional Cyber Norms Guidance through Practice-Based Approaches and the Case of Ransomware

EU CyberNet and LAC4 co-hosted on 8th July a workshop in New York in the premises of Estonian Mission to the UN to strengthen regional cyber norms guidance through practice-based approaches and the case of ransomware as a side-event of the UN Open-ended Working Group on ICTs together with RUSI, Estonia, Chile and the Dominican Republic.

Women in CyberTech Camp@LAC4 2024 Roundup

The second Women In CyberTech Camp@LAC4 2024 concluded yesterday in Santo Domingo after three days of practical workshops, networking and peer-to-peer learning in cyber security.

Women in CyberTech Camp@LAC4 to kick off

Women in CyberTech Camp@LAC4 to start in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic which brings three days of practical workshops, networking, peer-to-peer learning in cyber security principles, tools and methodologies.

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Conference

CyberWeek @LAC4 2024

Cyberweek @LAC4 2024 takes place 11.-15.11.2024 and brings together cybersecurity experts, practitioners, researchers, and enthusiasts to explore latest advancements and strategies in computer security incident response, including promoting coordination and cooperation, exchange of knowledge, experiences and best practices.

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Seminar

Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) seminar for Brazil

The training offers the Brazilian policymakers and regulators a practical overview of a wholistic approach to CIIP.

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Seminar

LAC4 members-only seminar – AI and Cybersecurity: threats and opportunities

EU CyberNet invites LAC4 members to join the members-only series of online seminars on the most topical issues of cybersecurity. The first seminar “AI and Cybersecurity: threats and opportunities” will take place on 14 August 2024 at 09.00am (UTC/GMT -5).

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Training

Mastering Reverse Engineering 4: Preparation Training for Cybersecurity Challenge 2024

LAC4 is conducting an online training program to prepare and train students of the Latin American and Caribbean team for the third edition of the ENISA International Cybersecurity Challenge 2024.

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Training

Mastering Reverse Engineering 3: Preparation Training for Cybersecurity Challenge 2024

LAC4 is conducting an online training program to prepare and train students of the Latin American and Caribbean team for the third edition of the ENISA International Cybersecurity Challenge 2024.

Online
Training

Mastering Reverse Engineering 2: Preparation Training for Cybersecurity Challenge 2024

LAC4 is conducting an online training program to prepare and train students of the Latin American and Caribbean team for the third edition of the ENISA International Cybersecurity Challenge 2024.

Online
Training

Mastering Reverse Engineering 1: Preparation Training for Cybersecurity Challenge 2024

LAC4 is conducting an online training program to prepare and train students of the Latin American and Caribbean team for the third edition of the ENISA International Cybersecurity Challenge 2024.

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Competition

Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

The Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge one-of-a-kind cyber competition designed to provide students from across academic disciplines with a deeper understanding of the policy and strategy challenges associated with management of tradeoffs during a cyber crisis.

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

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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.

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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