The GFCE looks to the Pacific!

The GFCE has appointed Cherie Lagakali as the GFCE’s first Pacific Liaison. This role and appointment follows the GFCE’s first Pacific Regional Meeting, held in Melbourne in February 2020 and in the margins of the OCSC-GCSCC 2020 Global Cybersecurity Capacity Building Conference. The GFCE Pacific Regional Meeting provided an opportunity for donors, project implementers and Pacific Island nations to discuss common goals, …

Cyber Smart Pacific 2020

Check out the Cyber Smart Pacific 2020  Campaign as adopted by Pacific Online. Shout out to CERT NZ for a great campaign and allowing us the use of these materials.      

The GFCE Meets the Pacific

Written by Cherie Lagakali, Board Secretary, PICISOC (Pacific Island Chapter of the Internet Society); and Klee Aiken, GFCE Advisory Board member. In February 2020, the GFCE held its inaugural regional Pacific event in Melbourne, in the margins of the OCSC-GCSCC 2020 Global Cybersecurity Capacity Building Conference. During the event, donors, project implementers and Pacific partners discussed a common goal of …

Mapping cyber capacity building in the Pacific

As discussions around all things digital become increasingly mainstreamed, cyber capacity building has established itself as a key component in the development agenda. Capacity building, broadly defined as — “stimulating change by developing or strengthening the capabilities and competencies of individuals, institutions, governments and societies ‘at large,’” with an emphasis on the need for processes “to be driven ‘from within’ with external actors providing …