CMM Lead

Dr James Boorman

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CMM Lead

D1 Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy &
D5 Standards, Organisations and Technologies CV

Dr James Boorman is the Head of Research and Capacity Building at the Oceania Cyber Security Centre and he is the inaugural leading collaborator between the University of Oxford and the Oceania Cyber Security Centre.

James has worked in research and in practice in academic and public health sectors in the UK and as a Chief Information Officer for research projects for the Australian government. James has worked on large collaborative research projects at University College London and the University of Cambridge.

He leads the OCSC collaboration with the University of Oxford on the CMM and has successfully led and co-authored six CMM reviews in the Oceania region, working with host governments and partners such as the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT), Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) and World Bank.

James is interested in the multi-facet dimensions of the CMM with a primary focus on D1 Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy and D5 Standards, Organisations and Technologies.

Dimension 1 Journal Publications and Submissions

  • Ahmad, A., Webb, J., Desouza, K.C. and Boorman, J., 2019. Strategically-motivated advanced persistent threat: Definition, process, tactics and a disinformation model of counterattack. Computers & Security, 86, pp.402-418.

  • Weisser-Harris, C., Wallace, I., Boorman, J., et al. 2021. The Global Overview of Assessment Tools. Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, June 2021.

  • Boorman, J., Gondal, I. and Rudolph, C., 2020. Critical Technology Supply Chain Principles, public submission. OCSC, November 2020.

  • Ahmad, A., Boorman, J., et al 2020. Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Systems of National Significance, public submission. OCSC, September 2020.

  • Rudolph, C. and Boorman, J., 2020. Cyber and Critical Technology International Engagement Strategy (CCTIES), public submission. OCSC, June 2020.

CMM Review Reports

CMM review reports present findings and make context specific recommendations for participating partner nations.

  • Nagyfejeo, E., Boorman, J. and Webb, J. CMM review of the Independent State of Samoa, 2018.

  • Boorman, J., Nagyfejeo, E. and Webb, J. CMM review of the Kingdom of Tonga, 2018.

  • Webb, J., Boorman, J. and Griffin, M. CMM review of the Republic of Vanuatu, 2019.

  • Boorman, J. and Griffin, M. CMM review of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, 2019.

  • Griffin, M. and Boorman, J. CMM review of the Republic of Kiribati, 2019.

  • Boorman, J. and Griffin, M. CMM review of the Federated States of Micronesia, 2020.

  • Boorman, J. and Griffin, M. CMM review of Tuvalu, 2021.