Calling All Cybersecurity Professionals!
Become a Mentor in CyberSET 2024
Are you passionate about cybersecurity and eager to make a difference in the lives of aspiring young minds? We invite you to join CyberSET as a mentor and guide high school students who are keen on pursuing a career in cybersecurity. By becoming a mentor, you will have the opportunity to inspire and shape the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
CyberSET provides a range of industry-linked courses at four different levels, aimed at introducing WA students between Years 7 and 10 to the field of cybersecurity, including specialised courses tailored for neurodivergent students. CyberSET offers a structured curriculum, engaging workshops, and ongoing support to equip all students, including neurodivergent individuals, with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to navigate the digital landscape securely.
Industry professionals are invited to exress your interest in providing weekly mentoring for one term in 2024 as part of the program.
Roles and Responsibilities
As a mentor, you will play a crucial role in the development of these students, sharing your knowledge and expertise in cybersecurity.
Here are some of the key responsibilities:
Guidance and Advice:
How to Join:
We welcome professionals from all sectors of the cybersecurity industry to join our program and inspire the next generation of cyber defenders.
Make a difference in the lives of high school students and shape the future of cybersecurity. To express your interest in becoming a mentor, please complete the Expression of Interest for at the link below. Please note mentors are required to hold a valid Working With Children Check.
CyberSET is a program by Curtin University in partnership with Cisco Systems, Amazon Web Services (AWS), STEMSmart, Trustwave Holding, CyberWest, Women in Technology WA (WiTWA) and Association of Independent Schools of WA (AISWA). The program is funded by the Department of Industry, Science and Resources.
Please contact Cecily Rawlinson at CyberWest if you would like more information on becoming a CyberSET mentor at email@example.com .
Do you want to have input into our flagship cyber event? CyberWest is inviting Expressions of Interest to be part of our industry advisory committee for the CyberWest Summit 2024.
The CyberWest Summit Committee (CWSC) will play a crucial role in Summit planning, ensuring the event is reflective of industry requirements both in terms of business development opportunities for the cyber industry and cyber education and discussion for non-cyber professionals.
We are looking for 7 to 9 representatives from the cyber sector, and other industries, to support us in the following aspects of planning for the CyberWest Summit:
Strategic Planning: Defining the Summit theme and target audiences
Program development: Identifying key topics and themes that should be covered, identifying keynote speakers and others to invite to present, review presenter proposals and provide recommendations. Feedback on final program prior to release.
Sponsorship: Providing advice on sponsorship packages and where appropriate facilitate introductions to potential supporters from industry.
Promotion & Outreach: Provide input and advice on event promotions and promote through own networks to ensure Summit is well attended. Committee members will act as ambassadors for CyberWest and attend the Summit.
Requirements of CWSC Members
CWSC Members will Receive
If you'd like to join the Committee, please complete the below form. We will be inviting members by Monday 14 August to join us at our first planning workshop on 9am to 12pm on Tuesday 22 August.
EOIs have now closed.