Cyber Resilience

  • 2nd Cyber Resilience Learning and Skills Update

    18th February 2020 by

    We’re delighted to attach the second Cyber Resilience Learning and Skills Update, following on from the first in August. Find out what’s been happening in the past few months and what the current big ticket issues are. You can read about cyber resilience learning and skills activity taking place in our: schools colleges communities workplaces,...

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  • Phishing attacks and their implications from Techwarn

    17th February 2020 by

    Phishing attacks and their implications In the 21st century, a lot has changed in terms of technology. The advent of the internet has meant that most people have internet-connected devices. The Internet of Things IoT) describes connected devices that collect and also share data. Mobile phones, tablets, and computers are all used to access the...

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  • Cyber Resilience Learning and Skills Events Calendar

    10th February 2020 by

    Here is a list of forthcoming events. Some are open, some are invitation-only, and some are for information only — to help avoid clashes when you’re planning events of your own. If you would like an event to be listed on this page, please email   FEBRUARY 2020         15th February...

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  • How SQA Digital Literacy units contribute to cyber skills development

    29th January 2020 by

    An effective way to be make sure your learners are cyber safe is to teach them to be digitally literate. That’s why SQA’s newly developed suite of Digital Literacy units at SCQF levels 2 to 6 have a strong focus on both cyber security and cyber resilience. These new units have been designed to equip...

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  • 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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