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Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre LAC4, established in 2022 with the physical training facility in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic

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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.

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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News and Publications

Mapping of the Cyber Capacity Building project funded by the EU

EU CyberNet has compiled a detailed Mapping of EU-funded External Cyber Capacity Building Actions
November 2022

Video: Stakeholder Community Day 2022

EU CyberNet Stakeholder Day 2022 took place in Brussels on 6 October. Many of our close stakeholders came together under one roof to discuss external cyber capacity-building issues and opportunities.

By EU CyberNet team
Celebrating the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding with Brazil to establish cooperation in LAC4 activities

On 22 September 2022 EU CyberNet started an alliance with Brazil

By EU CyberNet team
“Cybersecurity is human security – it is our security!”

Regional cybersecurity landscape and cybercrime in Africa

By EU CyberNet team

Events

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Conference
Cyber Awareness
International Cooperation Frameworks

Inaugural Conference of the Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre (LAC4)

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Seminar
Cyber Awareness
Cyber Diplomacy
Cyber Threat Intelligence

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
Technology Governance
Information Operations
Cyber Threat Intelligence

Training Course on “Information Security for CISOs”

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

LAC4 Equador Quinto
Training
Cyber Awareness
Information Operations
International Cooperation Frameworks

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

Virtual
Training
Cyber Crisis Management
Computer security incident response

Regional training on Cyber Crisis Management procedures and practices

Online seminar involving 8 Caribbean countries in a training covering theoretical aspects and practical examples on how to establish operational cyber crisis management procedures and develop national cyber emergency response plans

Virtual
Workshop
Computer security incident response
Cyber Crisis Management
Cybersecurity exercises

Support for Guyana in developing and testing a national cyber preparedness and response plan

Workshops for public sector and critical infrastructure operators to introduce cyber crisis management principles and stakeholder engagement in resilience building and emergency response.

LAC4 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
Workshop
Cyber Crime – International

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
Seminar
Cyber and Information Risk Management
Cyber Threat Intelligence

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

LAC4 Equador Quinto
Workshop
Cyber Awareness

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

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.

How to collaborate

To become a LAC4 Participant Nation or Contributing Partner – various collaboration modalities with governmental, academic and private sector entities and international organizations in the Americas and globally, please contact us through contact form or directly.

Contact

Liina Areng

EU CyberNet Regional Program Lead

César Moliné

LAC4 Regional Manager

Adalberto Polanco

LAC4 Technical Expert