Source: Cyber defence goes viral at new high tech Cyber Security Training Centre

  • A new high tech Cyber Security Training Operation Centre (CSTOC) has opened at TAFE Queensland’s Coomera campus.
  • The centre features attack and defence rooms, monitoring rooms for hacking and web data triaging.
  • Students will receive world-class training to monitor, detect, and contain IT threats across critical applications, devices, and systems.
  • Training at the centre is offered for free through the Palaszczuk Government’s Fee Free TAFE funding.
  • The CSTOC aims to provide skilled workers for the cyber security industry.
  • The centre integrates with other Cyber Security Training Operation Centres at TAFE Queensland’s Mooloolaba, South Bank, and Cairns campuses.
  • The project is funded by the Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Equipping TAFE for our Future program.
  • Di Farmer, The Minister for Employment and Small Business, Minister for Training and Skills Development and Minister for Youth Justice, emphasizes the need for skilled cyber security professionals to protect digital infrastructure.
  • The centre replicates a commercial Security Operations Centre to teach monitoring, detection, and containment of IT threats.
  • The Member for Gaven, Meaghan Scanlon, highlights the importance of preparing students for evolving cyber security demands and creating job opportunities in the industry.

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