A main task of dcypher is to offer an overview of Dutch cybersecurity higher education possibilities and to make connections between the public and private sector in higher education. Knowledge exchange is important because dcypher wants to ensure that the number of cybersecurity specialists grows and that more students in higher education follow relevant courses. The aim is to strengthen cybersecurity research groups, which among other things can result in more innovations and better trained teachers. Curricula in higher education and professional profiles must be better aligned with the wishes of the market and connect with international developments in this area.
An important step is the development of the cyber security higher education agenda. The development of the education agenda comes about after a broad consultation of the field (education, government and business).