The UK has a world-class cyber security sector, where the current demand for young talent is set to grow. However, there is a severe shortage of young people entering the sector so we need to attract, develop and nurture future talent in Cyber Security.

The Cyber Security Challenge Schools programme aims to raise awareness of the exciting careers in cyber security within Secondary schools, using innovative and stimulating tools and scenarios to develop practical and usable skills in high demand from industry.

Cyber Security Challenge Cybergames


Our Cyber Games and CyberCenturion competitions are designed for students at school or college. They’re a great way to practice your skills and get an early taste of what a job in cyber security is like.

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Development paths

Cyber Security in the UK is attached to a global community.  As an industry it is young and changing rapidly with many of the professionals currently working in it having found more than one way in.

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