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Cyber Security and Support Capability

The Cyber Security and Support Capability (CSSC) will develop an enhanced Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) capability (people, processes, policies and technologies) that protects, defends and contributes to the resilience of NZDF networks, systems and platforms including deployed force elements.

The project scope includes but is not limited to:
  • To uplift the NZDF’s military cyber capability to protect and defend networks, platforms and systems,
  • Address DCO capability build required; such as skillsets
  • Provide coherence and become the centralized unit that delivers the cyber capability uplift; and
  • Work collaboratively with the BAU cyber functions to ensure current activities are aligned with the future uplift


The project is in the definition phase and this is being led by the Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force Integrated Project Team.