Ashton Kingdon (right) receives the 2018 Wilf Knight Award from Patricia Knight
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Ashton Kingdon wins The Security Institute’s prestigious 2018 Wilf Knight Award

Ashton Kingdon, a student at the University of Portsmouth, has been recognised by The Security Institute for the “unique research” displayed in her Master’s dissertation entitled ‘Seductions of the Caliphate: A Cultural Criminological Analysis of Online...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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University of Edinburgh to become Centre of Excellence for UK cyber security research

The University of Edinburgh has become a Government-approved Centre of Excellence for cyber security research in the UK. Ben Gummer, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has praised the university’s efforts in becoming the first such centre in Scotland to gain the accolade, in...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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Imperial College London students crowned “UK’s most talented” in cyber security competition

Students from Imperial College London have been declared the most talented university pupils in the UK for their cyber skills after beating fierce competition from 11 other top universities, which have been designated as Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017
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Government Communications Headquarters certifies six more Masters degrees in cyber security

Ciaran Martin, director general for cyber security at Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), has announced that, as the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance, GCHQ has now certified six more Masters degrees focused on the subject of cyber security. The...
Posted On 24 May 2016
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WMG’s Cyber Security Centre set to play key role in new £23 million Internet of Things Research Hub

The Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick is to play a significant role in a new £23 million interdisciplinary Research Hub designed to drive forward UK research on the Internet of Things (IoT). Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital...
Posted On 06 Jan 2016
The shared vision for the Cyber Security Academy is for it to become an internationally-recognised hub for cyber security activity
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Roke becomes founding member of GCHQ-supported Cyber Security Academy

Today, the University of Southampton launched a new Cyber Security Academy at the IA15 event in London hosted by GCHQ. Roke Manor Research (Roke) is one of three founding members from world-leading cyber and defence organisations which aim to make the UK more resilient to cyber...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015
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