We are passionate about raising our community’s cyber security posture and have a strong track record of partnering with both public and private sectors to enhance capability and awareness around cyber security, data privacy and cyber affairs.

We work with a diverse range of groups – from high school students to government leaders across the Asia Pacific.​

Table-top security exercises and workshops​

UQ Cyber Security researchers and professional staff have extensive experience in providing exercises to support ministerial meetings, educational and outreach activities.

These include: 

  • Table-top security exercises and scenarios
  • Mission simulations
  • Engineering cyber ranges 
  • IoT cyber security scenarios as well as workshops for high school teachers and STEM students.​
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Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs)​

Our researchers and professional staff have a strong record of partnering with INTERPOL, APNIC, and Pacific Island nations’ CERTS and governments to enhance cyber incident response capability, cyber crime prevention, and best practice use of technology to support economic growth and sustainable development in the Indo-Pacific Region.

UQ’s own AusCERT provides services to members not just from all Australia sectors, but also members from the government, banking and educational sectors across Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Vanuatu. AusCERT provide training and events for cyber security professionals.​

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High school outreach

We offer a range of engaging hands on activities for high school students and teachers in Cyber Security – from cyber challenges to professional learning events for teachers .

The activities provide a collaborative environment for students and teachers to learn new skills and explore career pathways by engaging with our students, academics and industry partners.

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AusCERT Education

AusCERT Education is a continuing professional development partner.

Visit the AusCERT website to learn more.

AusCERT Education

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Student society: UQ Cyber Squad

UQ Cyber Squad is a student-led, staff-supported team of UQ students who train and compete in cyber security competitions locally and internationally.

UQ students are welcome to apply.

Learn more about UQ Cyber Squad

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Learn on demand: Lectures, webinars, and podcasts

Watch and listen to the latest lectures, webinars and podcasts from key UQ Cyber Security researchers, academic and professional staff.

Browse lectures, webinars and podcasts

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Cyber Security Global Panel Sessions

UQ Cyber Security, in partnership with various organisations – worldwide and locally in Australia – presents a series of panel discussion workshops involving government, industries, researchers and academics.

DFAT-funded UQ-Korea University 1-day workshop (held on 9 November, 2021)

On-demand content now available for viewing:

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