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Survey Answer:

• Cyber Security Challenge UK - a series of national competitions, learning programmes, and networking initiatives designed to identify, inspire and enable more people to become cyber security professionals. More information can be found here.
• Institute of Information Security Professionals (“IISP”) an independent not-for-profit body governed by its members, ensuring standards of professionalism - for training, qualifications, operating practices and individuals.
• The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s “Cyber Security Hub” - brings together engineers and cyber security specialists to share insights and developments. More information can be found here.
• Information Systems Security Association (“ISSA”) - a not-for-profit, international organisation of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities. There is a UK chapter of this organisation.
• TechUK - TechUK represents more than 950 corporate members. Its vision is for the UK to be a leader in the development and use of digital technology for the benefit of the UK economy and its citizens. More information can be found here.
• The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (“SICSA”) – a collaboration of 14 Scottish Universities which promotes research, education and knowledge exchange. The SISCA Cyber Nexus is a new initiative funded by the Scottish Government in partnership with the National Cyber Resilience Leaders’ Board. More information can be found here.

Provided By:
Rupert Casey and Martin Sloan: Macfarlanes LLP (England/Wales)/Brodies LLP (Scotland)