UK Cyber Security Council opens for membership applications

The UK Cyber Security Council, the self-regulatory body for the cyber security education and skills sector, has begun accepting applications from organisations for membership.

Working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre, the organisation supports the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy.

Member organisations will be able to nominate representatives with the relevant skills and experience to the Council’s committees – the primary mechanisms through which the council will deliver on its objectives.

Don MacIntyre (pictured), interim CEO for the UK Cyber Security Council, said: “Professional standards, qualifications and careers, ethics and diversity are the standout issues facing the profession and its practitioners. Businesses with an interest in cyber security will never have a better opportunity to influence the direction and development of these and other issues than to join the council and getting involved.

“It is only through building an actively engaged community of members that the council will be able to speak as the representative voice for the UK’s cyber security profession. With every new membership, our voice becomes clearer, louder and increasingly more difficult to be ignored.”

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