The Cyber Academy has a foundation in an existing EU funded project (DFET). It is funded by DG Home – Prevention of and Fight against Crime. Overall the partners on the project include Edinburgh Napier University, Joseph Stefan Institute (JSI), Stockholm University, Police Scotland, and Aconite Internet Solutions.
DFET is a unique Cyber Security Web-based training environment which has been developed by a collaboration between academia, industry and law enforcement, and which integrates on-line material within virtualised training material. Key features include: