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EU CyberNet External Cyber Capacity Building training

On 26-28 April, EU CyberNet held its EU External Cyber Capacity Building training for the Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership and Southern Neighbourhood delegations in Istanbul.

By Lauri Aasmann, Training and Services Lead, EU CyberNet
Cyber Project Community Meeting

On 11 February our Cyber Project Community held its 4th meeting. Organised in cooperation with the Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments and the European External Action Service, the Community brings together implementers of the EU-funded actions to improve coordination and is also open to EU officials.

By EU CyberNet team
Erkki Leego will take over the Project Director position from Siim Alatalu

As of 01.02.2022, EU CyberNet Training Coordinator, Erkki Leego will take over the Project Director position from Siim Alatalu.
A new member of the team, Lauri Aasmann, will be joining EU CyberNet as Training and Services Lead.
In addition, there will be some modifications in tasks among team members. The most up-to-date division of roles is available on the EU CyberNet website. 

By Liisi Niisuke, Public Affairs Officer, EU CyberNet
EU CyberNet Club Special – French EU Presidency

On 6 January 2022, EU CyberNet introduced a new event series – EU CyberNet Club Special, which looks at upcoming Council of the European Union Presidencies every six months.

By Silja-Madli Ossip, Policy Officer, EU CyberNet
Regional training on “Designing and Executing Cybersecurity Exercises”

The Latin America and Caribbean Cyber Competence Centre (LAC4) in Santo Domingo started the new training year with a regional seminar focused on the foundations of designing and executing cybersecurity exercises.

By Liina Areng, Regional Programme Lead, EU CyberNet
Cyber Capacity Building Collaborative Transformation: Good practice from the Dominican Republic [1]

This article takes a look on lessons from the Dominican Republic on how capacity building endeavours are enhanced if the recipient country adopts and replicates delivered trainings to engage wider local audience.

By César Moline Rodríguez, LAC4 Policy Expert
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 from 19-21 October 2021.

By Liina Areng, Regional Programme Lead, EU CyberNet
EU CyberNet – same kid, new and larger block

EU CyberNet, the EU’s external cyber capacity building network introduced in GCEM issue 6, has recently been granted an extended mandate with new tasks. With the CynAct platform now online and regular events taking place for the cyber security experts enlisted in the network, the project is to launch a new competence center for the Latin American and Caribbean region as well as to reach out to the EU Delegations worldwide. Siim Alatalu, Director of EU CyberNet, explains why this would be a good time to get involved.

Global Cyber Expertise Magazine / By Siim Alatalu, Director, EU CyberNet

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