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DWF appoints Stewart Room as head of data protection and cyber security

DWF, the global legal business, has appointed Stewart Room as partner and global head of data protection and cyber security. Room joins DWF from PwC where, for the last five years, he was a partner and global head of cyber security and data protection legal services. He qualified...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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Barclays assists in delivering skills boost with Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On the weekend of 7-8 October, the Barclays and Cabinet Office-backed security initiative Cyber Security Challenge UK hosted an immersive competition designed to test the skills of 30 cyber enthusiasts. The competition required contestants to adopt the role of interns at a...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Cyber Security Challenge UK launches charitable foundation to boost accessibility and diversity in cyber realm

Cyber Security Challenge UK has launched a new charity, designated the Cyber Challenge Foundation, which aims to support accessibility and diversity in cyber security, with an emphasis on supporting those from a disadvantaged background. Launched in memory of Cyber Security...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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IoT-connected soldiers ‘hacked’ in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On Friday 11 August, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the Ministry of Defence (MoD), BAE Systems and the Cyber Security Challenge UK arranged a mock cyber attack on Internet of Things (IoT)-connected soldiers in the field at the MoD’s Defence Cyber...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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Cyber Security Challenge UK hosts UK’s first cyber crime intervention workshop

Cyber Security Challenge UK has worked closely with the National Crime Agency (NCA) and industry partners on delivering a new initiative designed to rehabilitate young people who’ve committed low-level cyber crimes and prevent them from re-offending or otherwise becoming...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017
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Duo of ‘Golden Ticket’ passes on offer for biggest cyber security competition of 2016

PwC has been unveiled as the lead sponsor for the “most sophisticated” Cyber Security Challenge UK Masterclass event to date, which is to be staged from 2-4 November in London. In addition, a competition organised by Cyber Security Challenge UK and PwC will see t...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016
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Simulated investigation staged at BT Tower in bid to unearth cyber recruits

Telecoms giant BT and the Cyber Security Challenge UK have staged a mock investigation into a cyber attack at London’s iconic BT Tower in a bid to find the country’s best hidden cyber security talent. No fewer than 24 of the brightest candidates from a series of online qualifying...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Government-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK stages “most realistic civilian cyber attack ever”

On Friday 20 November, the UK’s most promising amateur cyber defenders competed to avert a simulated biological attack on Church House within the Grounds of Westminster Abbey staged by a fictional cyber terrorist group. The competition, known as ‘Masterclass’...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Defence giant and national security specialist Raytheon UK designed and hosted a simulated cyber terrorist strike on Saturday at London’s iconic BT Tower
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Defence giant Raytheon UK stages cyber battle at BT Tower to unearth future security talent

Last Saturday, defence giant and national security specialist Raytheon UK designed and hosted a simulated cyber terrorist strike at London’s iconic BT Tower in a bid to unearth new talent that can defend the UK against growing cyber threats. Part of the Government-backed Cyber...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
Cyber Security Challenge UK runs a series of national inspirational competitions aimed at attracting talented people into the profession and informing them about cyber security careers and learning opportunities
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PwC hosts simulated national cyber forensic investigation to find future UK defenders

PwC’s UK headquarters has just hosted a unique cyber forensics investigation carried out by members of the public. The competition, which is the latest in the series from the Cabinet Office-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK, tasked a group of 22 amateur cyber defenders...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015