In an effort to address the growing skills gap in the cybersecurity industry, a team of former Royal Marines Commandos have launched a business providing free cybersecurity training, accredited qualifications and careers for ex-Service personnel looking for a path back to civilian life while maintaining their roles as security defenders.
The Ministry of Defence’s hunt for gamers and amateur coders to become cyber Reserves has led to a massive increase in applications, creating an elite force of specialists ready to support operations using their unique cyber skills. Continue reading “Elite force of UK Armed Forces Cyber Reserves steps up to join fight against evolving threats”
New company, Crucial Academy is offering free training, qualifications — and jobs to ex-forces heroes. It’s a personal mission for the team behind The Crucial Group who are nearly all ex-military themselves. Chief executive Neil Williams joined the Royal Marines in 2009 and served for eight years before leaving last year to spend more time with his family.
After last year’s SDSR, MOD’s contribution to cyber security is progressing apace. Report by Tristan Kelly.
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