Cyber Resilience

  • Cyber Scotland Week in Glasgow City Council

    27th January 2020 by

    Information security is a priority for Glasgow City Council, and having participated successfully in Cyber Scotland Week last year, we are keen to remind staff about the importance of looking after the information of our service users, staff and citizens as we go about delivering services. We work hard at Glasgow City Council to instil...

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  • Countdown to Cyber Scotland Week 2020

    20th January 2020 by

    4 weeks to go until Cyber Scotland Week 2020! On the 17 February, Cyber Scotland Week will kick off a week-long celebration of all things cyber. Throughout the 17-23 February, events will be taking place all across the country with the aim of raising awareness of good practice, showcasing innovative work that is happening across...

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  • Time to get engaged? — how industry can help develop the cyber skills of the future

    13th January 2020 by

    The latest report looking at Scotland’s Digital Technologies 2019 states that the number of people needed to support Scotland’s tech industry has significantly increased, with more than 13,000 jobs available each year in Scotland. The demand for cyber security skills also continues to increase fast, and the Scottish Government, in partnership with Skills Development Scotland,...

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  • Cyber First Girls Competition – there’s still time to sign up!

    8th January 2020 by

    The NCSC are working hard to get more girls interested in a career in cyber security. The CyberFirst Girls Competition provides a fun but challenging environment to inspire the next generation of young women to consider a career in cyber security. Hyndland Secondary School’s Mr Mullin and three students explain their enthusiasm for the CyberFirst...

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  • Cyber Security is an issue for every organisation no matter how small

    7th November 2019 by

    Chief Executive of Housing Options Scotland, Moira Bayne, explains why cyber security is an issue for every organisation no matter how small. I have been asked to write a blog on cyber security. On the face of it this is unlikely as me writing a blog on my first marathon or how I won Bake...

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  • Become a digital human, and fast forward your future

    4th October 2019 by

    Skills Development Scotland has produced a new overview of the digital technologies sector in Scotland. Ketty Lawrence, Project Manager for Digital Technologies at SDS, gives us her personal view on the research. Digital technology is booming in Scotland, continuing to transform the way we live while having an increasingly disruptive effect on business. The tech...

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  • Reflections of a Cyber Resilience Co-ordinator

    26th September 2019 by

    Alison Stone talks about her new role as Cyber Resilience Co-ordinator at SCVO “That job description sounds like a challenge – I fancy that!” I can’t believe it is three months since I uttered those words and a mere one and a half months since the challenge became mine. My name is Alison Stone and...

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  • Learning and Skills Cyber Resilience Newsletter

    29th August 2019 by

    Here is the latest update on cyber resilience learning and skills activity in Scotland Newsletter -Learning and Skills – August 19 Since the Scottish Government launched the Cyber Resilience Learning and Skills Action Plan in 2018, Scotland has achieved a step-change in embedding cyber resilience into its education and lifelong learning system. We have achieved...

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  • DigiKnow?

    11th July 2019 by

    Digiknow? banner with steering group

    Kalina, 21, from Aberdeen shares her experience of being part of the young people’s DigiKnow? steering group. In July 2018, I applied to be part of a new cyber resilience based project with Young Scot and after a successful selection day, became a member of a young people’s steering group. In the months that followed,...

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  • Cyber Security Challenge UK partners with Scottish Government and YoungScot to address growing need for diverse thinkers in cyber security

    13th March 2019 by

    Neurocyber in Scotland is the first event of its kind in Scotland, designed to help build a pipeline of diverse talent in response to the growing cyber skills gap Hosted by Cyber Security Challenge UK in partnership with Young Scot, and funded by the Scottish Government, this event aims to promote an open conversation around...

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