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.

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

Cyber Security Challenge Cybergames


Click here to find out more about competitions 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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Challenge in a Box

Are you doing all you can to ensure your students participate in the future? More than half of millennials aren’t aware of the importance of cyber security and the career opportunities available in this rapidly expanding industry. Cyber Security Challenge UK invites your students to test themselves against our Challenge in a Box.


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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