CyRise partners build lasting relationships with our network of entrepreneurs to help fuel business growth.

Key Stakeholders

The vision for CyRise is shared equally between our two core partners, Dimension Data and Deakin University. Each is committed for the long term to the success of Australian cyber security entrepreneurs.

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Dimension Data

Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help organisations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity.

With a turnover of USD 7.5 billion, offices in 58 countries, and 31,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey.

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Deakin University

Cyber security is a field of excellence for Deakin.

With CyRise, the university can apply its commitment to research to generating real economic growth.

One of a new breed of global universities that are agile, dynamic and innovative, Deakin educates over 50,000 students across five campuses.

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Strategic National Partners

CyRise has active agreements with AustCyber, the ACSC and AISA. Together we’re working on community and industry building activities, helping to nurture innovation in Australia’s cyber security sector.



AustCyber – the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network – supports the development of a vibrant and globally competitive Australian cyber security sector.



The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) leads the Australian Government’s efforts to improve cyber security.



The Australian Information Security Association (AISA) champions the development of a robust information security sector by building the capacity of professionals in Australia.