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The Future of Cyber Security Skills in Scotland

Skills Development Scotland

Thursday, 12 March 2020 from 09:30 to 14:30 (GMT)

The Future of Cyber Security Skills in Scotland

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Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Government are running this free information session on The Future of Cyber Security Skills in Scotland.

Whether you are from education, academia or industry, come along to find out more about:

  • The importance of cyber security skills in Scotland
  • The different pathways to a cyber security career
  • Where are the cyber security skills challenges?

There will also be a chance to influence strategic planning for cyber security skills development in the future.

 Agenda:

Session 1 - Strengthening the Cyber Security Skills pipeline

 

09.30 – 10.00                REGISTRATION and NETWORKING

10.00 – 10.10                Welcome by host - Martin Beaton (EIT Digital)

10.10 – 10.25                Current cyber security skills landscape – Daniel Sellers (Scottish Government)

10.25 – 10.40                The importance of cyber security skills for industry & employers – Harry McLaren (Adarma / Cyber Scotland Connect)

10.40 – 11.00                COFFEE & NETWORKING

 

 Session 2 - An overview of Cyber Security Skills Pathways

 

11.00 – 11.15                Promoting Cyber Security Careers  - Skills Development Scotland

11.15 – 11.30                Developing Cyber Security Skills: At School (NPA Cyber Security) - George Mullin, Heather Watt (Hyndland Secondary School)

11.30 – 11.45                Developing Cyber Security Skills: At College and University – Jackie Riley, Maria Khokhar (GCU)

11.45 – 12.00                Developing Cyber Security Skills: Apprenticeships - Lauren Ross, Iain Davidson (DXC Technology)

12.00 – 12.15                Developing Cyber Security Skills: Digi Know Programme - Allan Lindsay (Young Scot)

12.15 – 12.30                PANEL DISCUSSION

12.30 – 13.30                LUNCH & NETWORKING

 

 Session 3 – Shaping Cyber Security Skills

 

13.30 – 14.30                Discussion on where next for Cyber Security Skills in Scotland

 

Do you have questions about The Future of Cyber Security Skills in Scotland? Contact Skills Development Scotland

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67 Hope Street
G2 6AE Glasgow
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Thursday, 12 March 2020 from 09:30 to 14:30 (GMT)


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