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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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On 14-17 November 2022

CyberWeek @LAC4 2022

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LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop

Women in CyberTech Camp

3-day hands-on workshop for women only: Training in Vulnerability Management and Open Source Intelligence

Costa Rica
MoU

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Costa Rica

On 7 December 2022 a Memorandum of Understanding got signed between the Ministry of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) representing the Government of Costa Rica and the Information System Authority of the Republic of Estonia (RIA), the implementer of the EU CyberNet. 

Bolivia
Conference

4th International Congress of Information Security

Experts from the EU CyberNet Project and the Latin American and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre participated as speakers during the celebration of the 4th International Congress on Information Security in La Paz, Bolivia from November 28 to 30.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

EU CyberNet external Cyber Capacity Building training for LAC region

On 22-24 November, EU CyberNet will conduct training on “EU External Cyber Capacity Building” for the personnel of EU delegations in Latin America and the Caribbean region. The training will take place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Online
Training

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Threat Intelligence (TI) training

Online training on OSINT and threat intelligence for the CSIRT teams in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

Caribbean Regional Cybersecurity Exercise “CyberCrabs 2022”

On 17 November 2022
Table-top exercise on testing cyber crisis management procedures and cross-border information sharing.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

FIRST-LAC4 Technical Colloquium

On 14-16 November, in collaboration with FIRST, The Incident Response training is conducted by Melanie Rieback and David Rufenacht.

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.

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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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