The Centre provides a ‘front door’ to collaborative opportunities with over 120 experts from a broad spectrum of disciplines in the cybersecurity field – from deep technical expertise through to strategy, policy and law.

The OCSC is the regional research and deployment partner of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) at the University of Oxford for the Cybersecurity Capacity Maturity Model for Nations (CMM), conducting national cybersecurity capacity reviews and related research in the Pacific.

What We Do

We work with local and international partners from government, non-government, industry and academic sectors.
Our current areas of focus include:

  • Working together to co-develop capacity in the Pacific

  • Developing innovative solutions to cybersecurity problems

OCSC Executive Executives

Prof. Christopher Leckie

Associate Director
University of Melbourne

A/Prof. Carsten Rudolph

Director of Research
Monash University

OCSC Staff

Dr James Boorman

Head of Research and Capacity Building

Kate Pacalt-Shady

Head of Marketing and Communications

OCSC Board

OCSC Advisory Board

OCSC Research Council

Associate Professor Gillian Oliver

Monash University

Professor Matthew Warren


Professor Naveen Chilamkurti

La Trobe University

Professor Hua Wang

Victoria University

Dr Paul Pang

Federation University
Yang Xinag – Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC)

Professor Yang Xiang

Swinburne University of Technology

Professor Robin Doss

Deakin University

A/Prof Carsten Rudolph

OCSC Research Director

Our Partners