Open Consultation - Embedding Standards and Pathways Across the Cyber Profession by 2025Council news
Today sees the launch of the UK government's latest consultation to drive up security standards in outsourced IT services used by almost all UK businesses through the provision of new laws. This consultation asks for views on how best to ensure that the UK Cyber Security Council is suitably empowered to be the voice of the profession, and to tackle the scale and diversity of the skills shortage which the government and industry wants to address.Read the full article
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Careers and learning
The UK Cyber Security Council supports the professional development of those working in or aspiring to work in the cyber security profession. It seeks to support employers and individuals as they make career-shaping decisions, with advice on cyber security skills, professional development, and recognition through certification and Chartered Status.
To help build and maintain public confidence in the cyber security profession, the Council operates a Code of Ethics for participating organisations and individual professionals. These provide guiding principles within which the participating organisations and individual professionals can demonstrate good practice.
Diversity and inclusivity
Eliminating actual or perceived barriers to entering or progressing within the cyber security profession is a core aim for the UK Cyber Security Council. The Council will promote cyber security as a career option for people of all ages and backgrounds, whether in education, looking to change career or already on an existing cyber career path.
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