Cyber Wales Partnerships

NCSC Industry 100 Partnerships

Cyber Wales has 3 Cluster Managers who are members of the NCSC i100 Partnership. i100 is the NCSC's principal initiative to facilitate close collaboration with the best and most diverse minds from outside the organisation. Industry100 brings together public and private sector talent to challenge thinking, test innovative ideas and enable greater understanding on cyber security. Under Industry100, NCSC are bringing industry and government expertise together in a way that helps us all learn lessons, identify systemic vulnerabilities and reduce the future impact of cyber attacks.

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NCSC CyberFirst Programme

Cyber Wales has 4 Cluster Managers and 3 other Ecosystem Mermbers who are NCSC CyberFirst Ambassadors. CyberFirst is a programme of opportunities to help young people aged 11 - 17 years explore their passion for tech by introducing them to the fast paced world of cyber security. CyberFirst covers a broad range of activities: a comprehensive bursary scheme to financially support undergraduates through university and a degree apprenticeship scheme; a girls' only competition and thousands of free places on CyberFirst courses at UK universities and colleges. There’s even Cyber Discovery; our online extracurricular programme.

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Founding Member of Global EPIC

Cyber Wales are one of the founding members of GlobalEPIC - the Global Ecosystem of Ecosystems Partnership in Innovation and Cybersecurity. GlobalEPIC was formed in 2017 and today there are 30 of the world's foremost cyber security communities from 18 countries spanning 6 continents. Through the various Cyber Wales organisations, members can communicate and collaborate directly with thousands of cyber experts from around the world and the Soft Landin Programme allows people and organisations from around the world to explore Wales and the UK.

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European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)

Cyber Wales is accredited by the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) as a founding partner and Qualified Issuer of the "Cybersecurity Made in Europe" label, the only Qualified Issuer of Labels in the UK. The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) ASBL is a fully self-financed non-for-profit organisation under the Belgian law, established in June 2016. It is the private counterpart to the European Commission in implementing the contractual Public-Private Partnership (cPPP) on cybersecurity. ECSO's main goal is to develop a competitive European cybersecurity ecosystem and Cyber Wales is proud to proactively support these endeavours.

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EC Council

Cyber Wales partners with The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a professional organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills. The EC-Council is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ECC known primarily as a professional certification body. ECC has also created other cybersecurity credentials, such as Certified Network Defender (C-ND), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C-CISO), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C-HFI), among many others that are offered in over 145 countries globally. It also operates a series of IT security conferences, such as Hacker Halted, Global CyberLympics, and Takedowncon.

Read More: https://www.eccouncil.org

North Wales Tech

North Wales Tech is a community group aimed at bringing together like-minded people working in the IT and software development industries in North Wales. Cyber Wales partner with North Wales Tech to offer events and challenges based on the latest leading technologies and cutting edge security requirements. For those in or near North Wales with an interest in technology, software development or hardware hacking. North Wales Tech are a friendly bunch who organise talks, events, presentations and social events.

Read More: http://northwales.technology/

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