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Cyber Security

The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) definition of cyber security’s core function is to protect the devices we all use, and the services we access from theft or damage and preventing unauthorised access to personal information we store on these devices, and online.

Our people use their deep expertise to support organisations in cyber security ranging from early stage startups seeking funding to well-established businesses looking for collaborations. Many of these organisations are also interested in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and Internet of Things (IoT). By helping innovators in this space collaborate and create powerful connections, we accelerate ideas into real-world solutions.

The Digital team is also involved in helping academic teams commercialise cybersecurity ideas. To find out more, visit CyberASAP and register your interest.

Click here to see all open funding opportunities in the Digital sector.

Our Cyber Security Expert

Robin Kennedy

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Funding Opportunities

Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition – Round 2

UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.

Opens: 14/04/2022 Closes: 11/05/2022

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GovStart: a free six month programme to help technology startups transform the public sector

GovStart is a free six month programme to help technology startups transform the public sector. PUBLIC run two GovStart programmes – one in the UK and one in Germany – aimed at startups at different stages and in various sectors, working with products that have powerful public sector applications.

Opens: 06/04/2022 Closes: 01/05/2022

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Recorded: 23rd February

Digital Business Meetup - Cyber Security

As the world advances, so too must organisations’ cyber security awareness and solutions. According to the Government’s latest 2021 Cyber Sectoral Analysis report, the UK’s cybersecurity has now expanded to be worth £8.9 billion. The need for cyber security products and services has never been greater and the UK has seen significant growth in firms offering solutions that drive up cyber resilience in public and private sector organisations.

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News

25.04.2022

Open questionnaire: How can we protect open-source information?

Submit your views by 15 May 2022 to inform our and the Government’s thinking on the type of open-source information that should be protected in the future.

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11.04.2022

Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme (CyberASAP) reveals 2022/23 cohort

After a historic level of interest in the programme, CyberASAP announces 28 cyber academic teams from across the UK to join their 2022/23 cohort.

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