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Where Cyber Security meets industry, innovation and talent.

We are an independent community that brings together cyber security companies, industry, academia and government to create an environment where cyber technology and innovation can thrive in Scotland.

Scotland is a pioneer in the cyber industry, with one of the most advanced cyber security education programmes in the world and an abundance of highly innovative cyber companies. Our cluster provides the capability, community and culture to drive the cyber industry forward. We connect talented cyber security minds with businesses seeking expertise, advice and services.

Our ecosystem of cyber security experts, businesses and academia have created new and innovative products and systems that are enabling and driving industry to reach new frontiers. We choreograph the relationship and community bringing together pioneering cyber companies with investors, industry and government creating wealth in Scotland.

Our vision

Our vision is for Scotland to be on the national and international Cyber Security stage as a centre for excellence and innovation. We promote Scotland all over the world as a fantastic place to set up and invest in Cyber Security businesses.

Our Mission

Our mission is to build a connected cyber community across Scotland, to drive growth and innovation in the cyber security industry in Scotland and to support the growing skills pipeline and the cyber security skills challenges.

We also seek to build strong UK and international relationships to support the promotion of the Scottish cyber security community both in Scotland, across the UK and internationally.

Goals

In Cyber Security? Join our Cyber Cluster today

If you are a Cyber Security company with a base in Scotland you can join us today. Simply complete a quick and easy form to join and we’ll be in touch with news about events, opportunities and much more.

Educating for a future in cyber security

The Cyber Cluster works on behalf of the cyber community supporting its growth and innovation. To help set direction and steer the cyber cluster a Cyber Cluster advisory group has been set up.

This group meets quarterly and helps to ensure that the cyber cluster is focussed on the right activities to deliver the most impact to the cyber community.

Natalie Sparks
Digital Economy Specialist

Scottish Enterprise

Richard Grey
Head of Information Security FreeAgent / Moderator

Cyber Scotland Connect

Bill Buchanan
Professor of Cryptography

Napier University

Malcolm Mcphedran
Senior Security Manager

Cap Gemini

Jamie Graves
Director

L-Point

Federico Charosky
Chief Executive Officer

Quorum Cyber

David Lanc
CEO

Ionburst

Marisa Metcalf
Partner Account Manager

Cisco

Lorna Edwards
Head of Business Engagement

Abertay University

Natalie Coull
Head of Division of Cyber Security

Abertay University

Jean Carletta
Cyber Resilience Impact Officer

St. Andrews University

Partnerships

ScotlandIS Cyber works with many key partners and is a proud member of the Cyber Scotland Partnership, Global EPIC and part of the UKC3 board.

We work closely with Scottish Government supporting their cyber resilience strategic framework and action plans. We also work closely with Scottish Enterprise to ensure we collectively support and grow the cyber sector in Scotland.

As part of the Cyber Scotland Partnership and outwith this partnerships we would closely with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS) as well as many more.

Our key partners

Cyber Clusters

Wider Ecosystem stakeholders

Ross Murray
Membership Liaison Officer

Ciara Mitchell
Head of ScotlandIS Cyber

David Ferguson
Head of ScotlandIS Data

Speak to one of our team today

To find out more about our membership packages and to tell us more about your business

  01506 472 200

ross.murray@scotlandis.com

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