Privasec has always been a proud member and long-time sponsor of the Information Security industry both in Australia & New Zealand. We know that there is a need to bring young, talented individuals into the Information Security industry and we have supported programs which help students and graduates with a passion for information security get an accelerated start within this amazing industry.
Privasec’s ongoing commitment to advancing the Australian and New Zealand Information Security industry has inspired us to introduce our own ‘Hacker Accelerator Program’, affectionately known as ‘Hackcelerator’, with the aim of assisting the next-generation of skilled individuals attend leading security conferences, get access to reputable training and to engage and learn from skilled mentors who know this industry inside-out.
A tailored, multi-year security accelerator development plan
Opportunities to gain real work experience inside a security consultancy
A local, on-shore mentor for scheduled 1-on-1 workshops
Paid attendance to the best InfoSec conferences
Complimentary access to live training events and information security training resources
Hackcelerator Swag and personalised business cards
A financial grant will be offered to top mentorees to help ease the burden of those study fees
If this all sounds interesting to you, we encourage you to get in touch with us.
Hackcelerator intakes occur twice a year, in June and in December.
June 2019 Intake
17 May 2019: Cut off for applications
1 June 2019: Pre-selections
You will be notified of the outcome of the preselection process. Due to the number of applications received we may not be able to provide detailed feedback if your application is not preselected.
Pre-selected applicants will be contacted to organise a face to face discussion during the first two weeks of June.
21 June 2019: Selected Applicants notified
28 June 2019: Induction & Welcome drinks
December 2019 Intake
4 November 2019: Cut off for applications
25 November 2019: Pre-selections
Pre-selected applicants will be contacted for a face to face discussion.
6 December 2019: Selected Applicants notified
12 December 2019: Induction & Welcome drinks
If you are currently a student or a graduate who is 25 years or younger; are passionate about information security and are looking to start a career in information security, our Privasec Hackcelerator Program will provide you with a unique experience tailored towards your goals of working within the Infosec Industry.