GFCE Research Committee: Open Call for Applications

The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) is calling for applications to the new GFCE Research Committee! The deadline for applications is Friday, 10 July 2020. BackgroundThe GFCE community has voiced the need for the GFCE to realize a research mechanism to address knowledge gaps and contribute new, practical knowledge on cyber capacity building. The […]

GFCE Advisory Board 2018-2020 Activities Report

News Article | 18 June 2020 This article covers the release of the Activities Report of the outgoing GFCE Advisory Board 2018-2020. The report comprises the summary of activities of the Advisory Board for the period 2018-2020 along with lessons and possible future directions for the GFCE that may be useful for other members and […]

Report on the “Risk Management Approaches and Practices” Session

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “Risk Management Approaches and Practices” | 29 May 2020 Organized by two company driven platforms working together to increase cybersecurity: the Charter of Trust & Cybersecurity Tech Accord, this session focused on explaining the current cybersecurity threat landscape, and discussing the adoption and implementation of risk management approaches and practices. The […]

Report on the “Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns” Session

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns” | 26 May 2020 This session aimed to exchange experiences and expertise on cyber security awareness by having GFCE Members and Partners showcase and discuss different awareness campaign projects, materials and toolkits. The speaker representatives from APWG, OAS, Microsoft (Cybersecurity Tech Accord), APNIC, Get Safe Online and […]

Report on the GFCE Regional Consultation Session Europe & Africa

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “Regional Consultation Session Europe & Africa” | 27 May 2020 The GFCE organised its third regional consultation session for the Europe & Africa region, as part of the V-Meeting, following the regional consultation sessions for the Americas and for Asia & Pacific. Regional stakeholders had the opportunity to get together and […]

Report on the “CCB Clearing House Mechanism and Lessons Learnt” Session

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “CCB Clearing House Mechanism and Lessons Learnt” | 28 May 2020 The GFCE Clearing House aims to facilitate matchmaking between GFCE Members and Partners who have cyber capacity needs with those that can offer cyber capacity support. The aim of the session was to refine the draft clearing house mechanism so […]

Report on the “GFCE Regional Consultation Session Asia & Pacific”

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “Regional Consultation Session Asia & Pacific” | 20 May 2020 After the Americas Regional consultation session, the GFCE held the second consultation session, as part of the ongoing V-Meeting, regarding the Asia & Pacific region. Members and partners from the Asia & Pacific region were given the chance to discuss how […]

Report on the “CSIRT Maturity” Open Webinar Session

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “CSIRT Maturity | 20 May 2020 During this open webinar session, The Netherlands/TNO spoke about the CSIRT Maturity Initiative that is part of GFCE Working Group B – Task Force CIM. The focus of the session was on measuring and enhancing maturity as essential aspect of national CSIRT capacity building. The […]

Report on the “Lessons learnt on CCB Implementation” Session

Report | GFCE V-Meeting “Lessons learnt on CCB Implemetation” | 22 May 2020 This session brought together implementers and beneficiary countries from different regions to share and discuss their experiences and lessons learned from the implementation of their Cyber Capacity Building projects. The session was moderated by Mr. Bertram Boie, Senior Economist at the Digital […]