UK govt sets up new UK Cyber Security Council to boost training, standards

Tuesday 9 February 2021 | 12:30 CET | News
The UK government is funding a new independent body, called the UK Cyber Security Council, to improve career opportunities and professional standards for the cyber security industry. The Council will formally launch on 31 March and has appointed its inaugural Board of Trustees, chaired by Dr Claudia Natanson,  global cyber security expert and former MD of BT Secure Business Service. 

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