Our focus areas
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.
Professional standards and ethics
Cyber security professionals operate in a rapidly changing environment, and it is essential that they have the relevant skills and expertise to undertake their roles effectively. To help build and maintain public confidence in the profession, the UK Cyber Security Council is responsible for Ethics and Standards of practice which are set through the requirements for competence, conduct, and commitment and recognised through Chartered Status as set out in our Royal Charter.
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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04 July 2022
Live webinars: Government Consultation Response to Cyber Resilience with Simon Hepburn and Andrew Elliot - UKCSC Members Only
Careers, learning and professional development
Getting started in cyber security
Wondering how you can join the ranks of the cyber security profession? Learn how here.
Apprenticeships enable people with no existing cyber security background to enter the profession. Read more.