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Cyber Ambassador program

Workshops by industry professionals that raise awareness about careers in cyber security, encourage and enable students to join this fast-evolving, exciting industry.

About this program

There is a worldwide shortage of cyber security professionals, and this gap is expected to grow.

 To address this skills shortage, the NSW Government runs the NSW Cyber Ambassador program to raise awareness, attract talent and strengthen the pathways to enter the industry. Growing a strong and skilled cyber workforce is key to growing the cyber security industry, and a pillar of the 2021 NSW Cyber Security StrategyExternal Link External Link.

Why is cyber security important?

Cyber security is the spine of a strong digital society, providing a trusted environment necessary to grow digital transformation and the confidence needed to advance digital adoption. At the same time, strong cyber capability protects the economy from losses due to cyber-crimes and builds the foundational capability to grow the emerging digital technology sector. 

Become a Cyber Ambassador to encourage and inspire school students to pursue a career in the industry.
Request a Cyber Ambassador come to your school. Assist students to learn about a career in cyber security.
Learn about careers in cyber security. Find how to develop your knowledge and skills in cyber security while still in high school.