Cyber Resilience

  • 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...

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  • Cyber Scotland Week

    4th March 2019 by

    This year the Scottish Government and ScotlandIS, with key partners from across Scotland, will launch a new initiative, Cyber Scotland Week (22nd April – 28th April 2019).  A host of events will showcase the exceptional innovation taking place in the sector, while raising awareness of good cyber resilience practice and promoting a career within the...

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  • CyberFirst Girls Competition 2019 – a chance to shine

    14th January 2019 by

      The CyberFirst Girls Competition is back for 2019 and it promises to be bigger than ever before. In 2017, when we developed the idea of holding a competition to encourage more young girls to study GCSE computer science, I don’t think we appreciated the huge interest that it would generate and the fantastic talent that it...

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  • Government challenges Scotland’s cyber savvy women of the future

    10th December 2018 by

      ·         12-13 year olds can now register for CyberFirst Girls Competition  ·         Finals will be hosted in Edinburgh for the first time  ·         Competition designed to increase global female cyber workforce from 11%     CYBER savvy girls in Scotland have been challenged by the Government to pit their digital wits against one another in...

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  • Cyber resilience is at the heart of digital learning and teaching

    15th May 2018 by

      This week is National Digital Learning Week — an opportunity for Scotland to showcase and celebrate the added value that digital and online technologies bring to young people’s learning. It’s also a chance to restate the importance of cyber resilience in our learning system and curriculum.   What is cyber resilience?   Cyber resilience...

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  • Strengthening cyber resilience – New action plan puts cyber-skills at the heart of learning and development

    7th March 2018 by

    A digitally connected economy and society that is more vulnerable to cyber threats requires its citizens to be more resilient, and for Scotland to have a strong talent pool of cyber security professionals.   That is why we, as the Co-chairs of the Learning and Skills Steering Group, along with the Scottish Government, key educational...

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  • Competition launches to crown UK’s most cyber-savvy girls

    16th January 2018 by

    Female pupils in Scottish schools encouraged to create teams to enter UK cyber challenge Eight teams from Scottish schools finished in competition’s top 100 last year NCSC and GCHQ experts have devised 100 challenges for the teams to crack Global shortage of female cyber security staff – but 8,000 UK girls entered 2017 contest Young...

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  • Cyber Comms Toolkit for July 2017 – Young People

    27th June 2017 by

    Being Safe online: School’s out for summer and young people are looking forward to having more free time on their hands. For some, this will be spent using the internet to keep in touch with friends, catch up with the latest apps and online trends, and playing their favourite games. Unfortunately not everyone has our...

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