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extra curricular digital defence lessons?

26 July 2017

In order to prepare UK plc for the future, given the shortage of cyber security professionals, the Department for Digital, Culture and Sport has announced that it will create a Cyber Schools programme, funded with £20 million teaching young people the basics in “digital forensics, defending web attacks, programming and cryptography”.

We’re certainly going to need home grown tech talent if the effect of Brexit is (as reported) discouraging European tech professionals from coming to the UK.

The scheme is open to 14 -18 year olds and is due to launch at the start of the next school year. If you’re interested in supporting the project (or you believe that your child could benefit) then the sign up page is here.

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