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LAC4 offers its partners specialised trainings and consultations, organises regional workshops and conferences, and contributes to cyber capacity building events across the LAC region

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June 2024

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

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.

April 2024

San José
Seminar

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
Seminar

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.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop

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.

Santiago
Training

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.

March 2024

Online
Training

Training for creating and operating CSIRTs in the academic sector

The training will facilitate the creation and elevate the maturity of the academic CSIRTs in the LAC region.

February 2024

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.

January 2024

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.

December 2023

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.

November 2023

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.

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.

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
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.

October 2023

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.

September 2023

Uruguay
Workshop

National Cybersecurity Strategy development workshop for Uruguay

The workshop offers concise, practical guidance for creating and updating a National Cybersecurity Strategy based on the instructors upcoming publication with the EU Cyber4Dev project – National Cybersecurity Strategy Toolbox.

August 2023

Peru
Training

Andean Region Cybersecurity Exercise

EU CyberNet and LAC4 in cooperation with the Andean Community organised the I Cybersecurity Exercise for the Andean region.

LAC4 Uruguay Montevideo
Training

Southern Cone Regional Cybersecurity Exercise

EU CyberNet and LAC4 in cooperation with the Agency for Electronic Government and the Information and Knowledge Society (AGESIC) and the Delegation of the European Union in Uruguay, are organizing the I Regional Cybersecurity Exercise for the Southern Cone.

July 2023

Chile
Training

Cyberdiplomacy course in Santiago de Chile

Five-day training course on cyberdiplomacy for the Diplomatic Academy in Chile.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

Cybercrime and Human Trafficking seminar

The weeklong seminar was conducted to help the beneficiary countries create coordinated transnational response to fight cybercrime and human trafficking.   

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference

GLACY+ Project Advisory Mission on Search, Seizure and Confiscation of Online Crime Proceeds

GLACY+ Project in coordination with EUCN and LAC4 held the Advisory Mission on Search, Seizure and Confiscation of Online Crime Proceeds and the mission for support setting up and strengthening of 24/7 points of contact for cybercrime and e-evidence and In-country workshops and advice on interagency cooperation.   

June 2023

Brazil
Seminar

Information Security Seminar for the information security specialists/CISOs in Brasília, Brazil

The interactive training course will be combined of both administrative as well as technical aspects of ensuring effective information security within organisations and at the national level.

Costa Rica
Seminar

Information Security Seminar for the information security specialists/CISOs in San José, Costa Rica

The interactive training course will be combined of both administrative as well as technical aspects of ensuring effective information security within organisations and at the national level.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

ITU Cyberdrill for Americas – Dominican Republic 2023

The 11th ITU Cyberdrill is an event of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D). The event is meant for governments, institutions, and/or national CIRTs/CERTs to participate with technicians on cybersecurity and representatives at the manager level.  

Online
Workshop

National Cybersecurity Strategy development workshop for Brazil

The workshop offers concise, practical guidance for creating and updating a National Cybersecurity Strategy based on the instructors upcoming publication with the EU Cyber4Dev project – National Cybersecurity Strategy Toolbox.

Online
Training

Cybersecurity Training Sessions – workshop on Best Practices in Cybersecurity

The workshop will combine both administrative and technical aspects to assist in improving effective information security within an organization.

May 2023

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop

Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

The strategic scenario-based cybersecurity competition involves 12 student teams from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica , Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama and Uruguay. EU CyberNet/LAC4 is delighted to support this Cyber 9/12’s first regional competition in Latin America, and team up with the Atlantic Council, United States Department of State, Cyber4Dev, INTEC and the MITRE Corporation.

April 2023

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

Practical Workshop on Incident Response for public officials

The training is a cooperation between the Cybersecurity Centre of the Dominican Republic (CNCS) and LAC4.

March 2023

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell Fontelles inaugurates the LAC4

GALLERY! Within the framework of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit on March 27, 2023, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell Fontelles inaugurates Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Capacity Center (LAC4) with the first official visit.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop

TAIEX INTPA Workshop on Strategic Cybersecurity for Central America and Dominican Republic

The 3-day workshop focuses on cybersecurity and data protection for LAC region beneficiary: Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.

January 2023

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

December 2022

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. 

November 2022

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
Workshop

Communication – a Key Pillar in Solving Any (Cyber)crisis

LAC4 Regional Discussion On Communications

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference

GFCE LAC Regional Meeting 2022

GFCE Latin America & Caribbean Regional Meeting 2022
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Uruguay
Training

Digital Forensics training

EU CyberNet experts will carry out training for law enforcement officers, prosecutors and the incident-handling community on cybercrime and electronic evidence with a special focus on digital forensics.

October 2022

Uruguay
Workshop

Workshop on IT Vulnerability Assessments

The 3-day hands-on workshop is designed to provide knowledge for the whole cycle of IT security assessment – planning and tools, practical testing and evaluating the long-term effects of security assessment in an organisation.

LAC4 Equador Quito
Training

Cyber diplomacy course in Quito

On 24-27 October 2022
Four-day training course on cyber diplomacy for the Diplomatic Academy in Quito and Ecuadorian diplomats.

Online
Workshop

Workshop on Crisis communication management

Cybersecurity Symposium 2022, a training event in various areas related to cybersecurity, took place from October 3 to 7, 2022.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
MoU

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with RedCLARA

During the first week of October 2022 RedCLARA and the Estonian Information Systems Authority (RIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding seeking to promote cybersecurity collaboration between the two parties.

September 2022

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).

August 2022

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

July 2022

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.

May 2022

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Online
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.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

Training Course on “Information Security for CISOs”

Technical aspects of ensuring effective information security within any organization

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Seminar for the Dominican Republic

Strategic recommendations for the effective implementation of actions to improve the maturity of cybersecurity capabilities and cyber risk management

April 2022

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
MoU

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Ecuador to support LAC4 sub-regional activities

Estonian Information System Authority (RIA), the implementer of the EU CyberNet project is signing the MoU in Quito with the Government of Ecuador – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Digital Society to formalise collaboration in the framework of the LAC4 initiative

Online
Training

Cyber Crisis Management Training

Online training for the Caribbean countries to help prepare for cyber crises

March 2022

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop

International introductory workshop on cybercrime in the fields of human trafficking, arms running and narcotic substances, Santo Domingo, 28 March – 1 April 2022

Workshop for experts from the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica on prevention and investigation of cybercrime.

LAC4 Uruguay Montevideo
MoU

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Uruguay to support LAC4 sub-regional activities

The Director General of the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA), the implementer of the EU CyberNet project is signing the MoU with Uruguay to formalise collaboration in the framework of the LAC4 initiative

LAC4 Uruguay Montevideo
Seminar

Cyber awareness raising seminars in Montevideo, 14-17.03.2022

Evolving cyber threat landscape, malicious actors, and challenges to securing cyberspace in the context of existing and emerging technologies and how it could impact Uruguay

January 2022

LAC4 Equador Quito
Workshop

LAC4 scoping visit to Ecuador, 31.01-4.02.2022

Meetings with public and private sector stakeholders to define a roadmap of activities for Ecuador that could be carried out in the framework of LAC4.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Training

Regional training on “Designing and Executing Cybersecurity Exercises”

The aim of the training is to teach the participants the foundations of designing and executing a cybersecurity exercise in their home country

October 2021

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference

Regional Cybersecurity Conference for Internet Service Providers in Santo Domingo

The EU CyberNet, in collaboration with Cyber4Dev, Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (INDOTEL) and the National Cybersecurity Centre of the Dominican Republic are hosting a Regional Cybersecurity Conference for Internet Service Providers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This event will constitute a practical knowledge sharing between telecom regulators and Internet service providers to address how to prevent and detect cybercrime, better defend their networks and protect their customers from online threats.

July 2021

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar

Executive Cybersecurity and Digital Society Seminar

Awareness raising seminars for executives on cybersecurity and digital society in Dominican Republic.

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