ABOUT GENIUS ARMOURY

WHO ARE THE CYBERSECURITY GUARDIANS

The Genius Armoury Project

The Genius Armoury project is the development of a platform to attract and identify a cybersecurity talent pool within the autistic community. A consortium has been formed and is progressing the creation of the courseware for the platform.

The Genius Armoury consortium includes BHP, Splunk, DXC, La Trobe University, Curtin University, Forage and Untapped. The project is being funded via a grant from AustCyber with matching funding from consortium members. We believe this will be of interest as a potential collaboration with other commercial and educational organisations.

The course – to be known as ‘An Introduction to Cybersecurity’ – is an introductory cybersecurity syllabus that is accessible and understandable by neurodiverse individuals with minimal or no prior knowledge of cybersecurity. It is geared towards people who may be interested in further learning or commencing a career in cybersecurity and ethical hacking. The course will provide a foundation syllabus in an inspirational and understandable manner that is intended to spark interest and the pursuit of further learning.

This course is intended to provide insight into the life of a cybersecurity professional and provide an understanding of what the work encompasses. The syllabus covers the basic components of the related technologies, an overview of the current cyber-crime landscape, cyberattack methods commonly utilised, potential career pathways of ethical hackers and case studies of historical cyber-attacks.

Genius Armoury

The place where Geni-i come to get Armed with the skills, tools and weapons to become Cybersecurity Guardians.

genius [ jeen-yuhs ]

noun, plural gen·ius·es for 2, 3, 8, gen·i·i  [jee-nee-ahy] for 6, 7, 9, 10.

  1. an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in creative and original work in science, art, music, etc.: the genius of Mozart.
  2. a person having such capacity.
  3. a person having an extraordinarily high intelligence rating on a psychological test, as an IQ above 140.
  4. natural ability or capacity; strong inclination: a special genius for leadership.
  5. distinctive character or spirit, as of a nation, period, or language.
  6. the guardian spirit of a place, institution, etc.

armoury US armory

noun plural -mouries or -mories

  1. a secure place for the storage of weapons
  2. armour generally
    1. US a National Guard base
    2. US a building in which training in the use of arms and drill takes place; drill hall
    3. (plural) Canadian such a building used for training and as headquarters by a reserve unit of the armed forces
  3. resources, as of arguments or objections, on which to draw: they thought they had proved him wrong, but he still had a few weapons in his armoury
  4. US a place where arms are made

WHY (do we do what we do)?

We love seeing the positive impact that meaningful employment has on the lives of neurodiverse individuals and their families.

OUR CONSORTIUM

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