A working group has been established to provide advice on the development of the ACCSE program. Membership of the group is:
Head of Information Security Innovation and Culture, Australia Post
Executive Director, Australian Research Council (ARC)
Emeritus Professor, Key Associate, PhillipsKPA
Senior Manager (Policy), Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA)
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic), the University of Melbourne
Chief Executive Officer, Data to Decision Cooperative Research Centre
Assistant Secretary Cyber Policy, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Education Manager, Australian Information Security Association (AISA)
Director Cyber Security People Strategies, Australian Signals Directorate, Department of Defence
Policy Director, Research and Innovation, Universities Australia
Research Director, Software and Computational Systems, Data61 (CSIRO)
The working group will represent the broad views of the education and industry sectors with expertise in cyber security and information management, as well as delivery of research and higher education programs.
The working group is chaired and supported by the Research and Economic Group, Department of Education and Training.
Selection of ACCSE
Program guidelines and selection criteria will be developed with the assistance of the working group.
ACCSE will need to demonstrate a high level of cyber security education and training competency, research capability and strong connections to the business sector.
Applications from candidate universities will be assessed by an independent assessment panel.
A call for applications will be made in early 2017.