The CMM review of the Oceania Cyber Security Capacity Centre (OCSC) was conducted in the Republic of Nauru in December 2022 together with the Government of Nauru and the Global Cybersecurity Capacity Centre (GCSCC) with funding from Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).



The aim of the CMM is to assess the country’s cyber security capacities in order to identify risk and threats and enhance its resilience.


As part of the global constellation of capacity centres working with the University of Oxford’s Cybersecurity Capacity Maturity Model for Nations (CMM), at the invitation of governments, the OCSC conducts multi-stakeholder national cybersecurity capacity assessments.

The Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) at the University of Oxford developed the CMM as a framework to facilitate the review of the maturity of a country’s cyber security capacity in consultation with 200+ international experts drawn from governments, international organisations, academia, public and private sectors, and civil society. The CMM continues to be refined through expert consultation, with the latest version released in March 2021. As of December 2021, the CMM has been deployed 120+ times in 87 nations across the globe.


The CMM review is helping the Republic of Nauru to identify their own priorities for strengthening capacity and building resilience, providing a pathway forward for the next steps of the cybersecurity journey.


The CMM Review study visit was conducted in December 2022.


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