Cybersecurity Culture and Skills

Cybersecurity Culture & Skills is one of the five thematic streams of the GFCE’s work, as codified in the GFCE’s Delhi Communique.

Within this theme, the GFCE facilitates dialogue, collaboration and information sharing on cyber capacity building to promote comprehensive awareness across stakeholders. The aim is to:

  1. Promote comprehensive awareness across all stakeholders of cyber-related threats and vulnerabilities and empower them with the knowledge, skills, and sense of shared responsibility to practice safe and informed behaviors in the use of ICTs, and to
  2. Involve all stakeholders to create a workforce with a set of cyber security skills and knowledge employers require.

GFCE Working Group D focusses on the following topics:

Tools and publications

Publication Date: September 22 2023

Global Cyber Expertise Magazine – Issue 11 – September 2022

The Global Cyber Expertise Magazine is a joint initiative by the African Union, European Union, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise and Organization of American States. The Magazine aims to provide cyber policymakers and stakeholders insight on cyber capacity building projects, policies and developments globally. In this edition, our cover story takes a look at how […]

Publication Date: July 1 2022

Developing Cyber Security as a Profession

This report was drawn up by the GFCE’s Working Group D on Cyber Security Culture and Skills in order to better understand different perspectives on developing cyber security as a profession, including the possible barriers that exist, qualifications and accreditations, and the role of awareness campaigns and regulation. The results obtained from the survey circulated […]

Publication Date: February 1 2022

Pre-University Cyber Security Education: A report on developing cyber skills amongst children and young people

This report provides results from a research project about cyber security education and skills development for children and young people (up to the age of 18) in a pre-university setting. The research work was commissioned by the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), as a recently identified priority of the GFCE’s Working Group D: Cyber […]

Publication Date: November 30 2021

Global Cyber Expertise Magazine – Issue 10 – November 2021

The Global Cyber Expertise Magazine is a bi-annual magazine on global cyber policy developments and capacity building projects. The Magazine is jointly published by the African Union, the European Union, the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise and the Organization of American States. In this edition, our cover story takes a look at trends in international […]

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