Interactive Discussion Session: Designing and Implementing Cybersecurity Exercises


Together with a representative from the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Rebecca Beigel facilitated an interactive discussion session on Designing and Implementing Cybersecurity Exercises at the Global Constellation Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on November 3, 2022. The speakers shared their learnings designing and facilitating multi-stakeholder cybersecurity policy exercises in seven different countries as part of a cyber capacity building project financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). After, participants were asked to discuss how cybersecurity policy exercises can contribute to cyber capacity building (CCB) and identify potential benefits and challenges of using exercises for CCB efforts.