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Cyber security sector welcomes “world first” with publication of unique guide

A guide which, for the first time, brings together knowledge from the world’s leading cyber security experts has been launched. The Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK) provides a foundation for cyber security education, training and professional practice. It will be...
Posted On 09 Jan 2020
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University researchers say changing human behaviour is key to foiling cyber attacks

Technology used in exercise and lifestyle apps may hold the key to answering that most difficult of challenges – making sure people change their passwords and better protect their online privacy and data. Taking inspiration from exercise and fitness apps that successfully...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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“National Cyber Security Strategy needs long-term plan” urges Public Accounts Committee

The Government has not made sufficient progress on developing long-term objectives for the National Security Strategy, which has been hampered by a weak evidence base and the lack of a business case. That’s the view of the Public Accounts Committee in Parliament, as...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019
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University of Surrey to lead £1.1 million study aimed at improving online safety for public and companies

A new study being led by the University of Surrey will see academics exploring how best to tackle the future threats posed by cyber security and cyber crime, focusing on how to better understand and influence the behaviours of cyber criminals, victims, those who operate cyber...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
Six more university courses have now been certified by GCHQ
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GCHQ moves to certify more UK Master’s degree courses in Cyber Security

GCHQ has certified a further six Master’s degrees in cyber security run by universities across the country to support cyber security education in the UK. This move represents another significant step in the development of the UK’s knowledge, skills and capability in all fields of...
Posted On 09 Jul 2015
The UK Government has launched an online cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online
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UK Government-devised cyber training designed to boost security in procurement profession

The Government has launched an Internet-based cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online. The new interactive course will assist those working in procurement to protect themselves, their businesses and their suppliers from cyber...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
The '10 Steps To Cyber Security'
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GCHQ relaunches ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’ Guide for end user organisations

In association with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), GCHQ has announced the re-issue of the highly successful ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’, offering updated guidance...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: assisting UK cyber security businesses
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Raft of measures designed to boost UK cyber security companies unveiled by Government

New measures designed to assist businesses in facing ‘the cyber security challenge’ and help our digital space organisations tap into the US market have been announced as Prime Minister David Cameron visits the United States alongside several UK security companies....
Posted On 19 Jan 2015