Eight education projects have received a share in over $8 million to skill Australia’s cyber security workforce.
The projects will:
engage the next generation of workers in cyber security careers
develop industry traineeships and work experience programs
build business skills and capabilities.
La Trobe University received $2.35 million to increase high school student awareness of cyber security skills and training.
TasTafe received funding to work with industry in establishing a Cyber Innovation Training Hub. It will offer virtual and face-to-face training.
This funding is the first of the $70 million Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund. It is part of the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Strategy to prepare our economy for the cyber threats of the future.
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