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Home-Educated Gustav’s take on the CyberEPQ

What motivated you to sign up for the CyberEPQ course? I signed up to the course to develop my skills in cyber security. I have always learned using online resources, so the Moodle was a familiar format. I liked the EPQ because there had been a lot of disruption with exams so it was reassuring that …

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Anahitha’s CyberEPQ Journey

In 2018, Anahitha completed her CyberEPQ as an Independent Learner with her project specialising in Digital Forensics. She is currently studying Digital Forensics at Warwick University and has now been accepted onto a Google internship this summer. In year 7, Ana encouraged her non-coding friends …

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Jamie’s Journey into Cyber via the Headstart in Cyber Programme

Back in 2019, at one of the very last physical events, Cyber Pathways, I had the pleasure of meeting an extraordinary individual with a real passion for cyber, this was Jamie. Jamie is neurodiverse and it was at this point I joined him on his cyber career pathway. When I met Jamie, he was …

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Amersham Careers Fair

On Thursday 17th March, Qufaro now a part of CIISec had the pleasure of meeting so many young men, women and parents at Dr Challoners Grammar School’s Career Fair in Amersham. The set up was great as over 70 companies, universities and organisations were split into career areas allowing students to …

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CIISec CyberEPQ qualification will kick-start cyber security careers

Incorporating UK’s first and only qualification of its kind into CIISec gives individuals the best possible start in cyber security

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Congratulations ISACA London Chapter

Back in January 2021, Deepinder Singh Chhabra, the past president of the ISACA London Chapter, reached out looking for opportunities to give back through supporting young people and career changers into cyber security.

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Congratulations Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster

Hats off to the Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster (YCSC) for investing in young local people by encouraging them onto a cyber career path. Following initial discussions back in September 2020, Melanie Oldham OBE, CyberFirst Ambassador and founder of the YCSC expressed the Cyber Cluster’s wish to support young people into the cyber industry, whilst encouraging local companies to become involved by sponsoring local students through the CyberEPQ.

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Congratulations Tesco Technology

We would like to give a big shout out to Tesco Technology and Alisha Chambers for supporting young women into cyber.

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CyberEPQ Taster Resources

To get you started, an overview of what is Cyber Security can be found in Module One in the first Online Session 1.1 Introduction to Cyber Security, the first link is to a video of what Cyber Security is. This video is approximately 9 mins long. To gain access you will need to be logged into your account, but you can request Guest Moodle Access.

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The National Museum of Computing wish the best of luck to Qufaro in their endeavour to achieve the Informatics Europe 2021 Best Practices in Education Award.

Dr Konstantinos Mersinas and Dr Caroline Moeckel have submitted their application to put forward the CyberEPQ for the Informatics Europe for the 2021 Best Practices in Education Award.

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