The Internet Society Cybersecurity Grant will support projects focusing on practical solutions around resiliency and security of two main pillars of the Internet:
- Naming: through innovative approaches to DNSSEC that enhance user confidence in Internet-based services.
- Routing: explore options for deployment of a secure routing standard – RPKI and BGP.
Organizations and companies working on Internet development from the public and/or private sector are encouraged to apply.
Applicants can apply for up to 56,000 AUD based on a project proposal that includes a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget.
Applications accepted for full review will be scored by all Committee members based on selection criteria. Only proposals accepted by full consensus of the Selection Committee will be granted funding. The proposals will be assessed based on the criteria below:
- Aligned with Internet Society Cybersecurity Grant purpose/scope
- Clear benefit for Internet Security
- Clear objectives, well structured methodology
- Demonstrated capacity
- Potential for growth/further development
- Engagement within the community relevant to the project proposed
- Addressing Internet security issues that that have been clearly identified and defined as part of the proposal
- Relationship with other existing projects at a regional/global level
- Realistic timeframe proposed
How to Apply (For all grant programs)
Applicants must apply online via given website.
Afghanistan, American Samoa, Australia, Bangladesh, British English Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam, Bhutan, Cambodia, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, China, Dem. People’s Republic of Korea, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos People’s Dem. Republic, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Islands.
For more information, please visit Internet Society Cybersecurity.