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UKC3 debuts at Birmingham’s National Cyber Security Show

UKC3 has announced its participation at the brand new National Cyber Security Show, to be held 7th-9th September 2021, at the NEC, Birmingham.

This follows from the DCMS-backed UKC3’s early summer launch as the UK’s first national cyber cluster organisation. The organisation’s board is made up of Cyber Cluster leads from across the UK. In addition, an Advisory Group has been established with further Cluster representatives.

At the event, delegates are invited to attend the UKC3 session on ‘The power of clusters – driving growth in the cyber security sector’ where it will also share industry wide opinion and insights, which will examine and highlight the needs of the UK cyber industry; together with an overview of the vision of UKC3, its purpose and how it intends to support the wider cyber community.

Chairing the panel session entitled ‘The power of clusters – driving growth in the cyber security sector’ is John Davies, Co-founder, Chair and Board Director & Cyber Skills Growth Lead for UKC3 of Cyber Wales. He will be joined by Ciara Mitchell, Cluster Manager for Scotland’s Cyber Cluster and UKC3 Ecosystem Development Lead and Melanie Oldham, UKC3 Vice Chair, YCSC Cluster Manager – CEO of Bob’s Business.

Other esteemed panellists will include Marie Caruso, Bristol and Bath Cyber Cluster Leadership Team Member and Sales/Marketing Manager for Arcanum Information Security Ltd and Jason Davies, Co- Founder of Cyber Wales and Chair of the North Wales Cyber Security Cluster.

In addition to the panel session, UKC3 will be hosting a cyber sector-wide survey online at their exhibition stand 3/E32, to gain detailed insight from professionals on how clusters can support the industry to combat key cyber security concerns such as ransomware, malware, phishing, together with supporting the needs of the ever evolving of IOT, AI and the cloud based ecosystems.

Richard Yorke, UKC3 Chair, said, “We are calling all experts across the cyber sector to come, collaborate and share their thoughts on how clusters can support the industry together with sharing what they believe are the upcoming challenges facing the market.”

UKC3 provides a focal point for national and global organisations looking to engage with UK cyber clusters and the cyber-tech ecosystem. It has three core goals: supporting innovation, developing the cyber ecosystem and boosting skills and talent. Part of UKC3’s remit is to provide support and allocated funding for projects that support the three goals through the cluster network.

To find out more about the event, and register for free, please visit here.

To connect directly with the team at UKC3 please visit here.

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