London conference on Cyber Resilience: Lessons on cybersecurity capacity-building from the UK’s Digital Access Programme

On 21–22 November 2022, Chatham House hosted the Strengthening Cyber Resilience Conference in London, with support from FCDO and in partnership with KPMG. The conference’s aim was to share experiences and knowledge about how international cybersecurity capacity-building can support national sustainable development and cybersecurity outcomes. The conference also explored the role of international partnerships, drawing on the experience of and lessons from the DAP.

This report summarizes conference participants’ lessons on successful capacity-building in three stages of a project’s life cycle – planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation – before concluding with lessons on project sustainability beyond the initial life cycle.