About us

We are at the forefront of cybersecurity teaching, research and policy development.

We know cybersecurity is not solely about IT and the web of data, so we’re helping develop a multidisciplinary, multifaceted industry that is ready to evolve with the security demands of the future. We do this through a combination of expert staff, innovative research and industry connectivity.

What we offer

We offer expertise across a breadth of research areas including information technology, cyber law and policy, cyber intelligence, network security and forensics, cybercrime, big data security, and machine learning. We are invested in discovering new technologies and innovative solutions to support the cybersecurity industry.

Our unique suite of qualifications address the global industry demand for cybersecurity experts by teaching across disciplines and directly to vocational outcomes.

We understand the scale of the cybersecurity challenge globally and our courses are aligned to the requirements of the Australian Professional Standards in Cyber Security, developed by the Australian Government.

Fostering strong partnerships

We are building strong partnerships with industry and government to cultivate shared ideas. Our research is focused on addressing key industry challenges, and our teaching is aimed toward integrated strategic outcomes, this is evident from our strategic and research partnerships with Optus and Cybermerc, among others.

Through teaching and research La Trobe is building depth and expertise across the cybersecurity industry. Our connections are the cornerstone of what we do.

We welcome opportunities to collaborate with research, government and industry partners, please contact us if you would like to explore partnership opportunities.