Category: Weekly Round Up – UK

Hottest Robotics Startups in the UK

The robotics market is set to reach $226 billion worldwide by 2021, according to market intelligence company Tractica, more than six times its current value. Research by CB Insights suggests British startups currently account for six percent of the global market, but a growing ecosystem of ambitious visionaries supported by the recently-announced £17.3 million of funding from the government means many are […]

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Survey: Demand for Cyber Security Professionals to Rise in 2018

Demand for cybersecurity staff will increase over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 31 recruitment agencies by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. Of firms surveyed, 81% believe demand for cybersecurity staffing will increase significantly. But finding those specialists could be difficult; 29% of recruitment firms said it was very unlikely the UK […]

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The Cost of Non-Compliance with GDPR For Your Company

Some of the key changes set to be introduced by the GDPR include: increased scope – the GDPR will extend to all businesses processing the data of individuals who reside in the EU, regardless of the location of the business; breach notifications – any notification of a breach, where there is a risk that the […]

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Jersey and Guernsey Partner with GCHQ To Raise Cyber Security Awareness

A new partnership with a branch of GCHQ aiming to tackle and raise awareness of cyber security threats has been established by the governments of Jersey and Guernsey, according to the Jersey Evening Post. Following discussions with the States of both islands, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has agreed to create a Channel Islands […]

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Cyber Discovery Program Launches in UK schools

A joint consortium led by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is seeking to enroll school pupils into a cyber security programme that is to be launched in schools across the UK. The initiative called ‘Cyber Discovery’ aims to ‘find the next generation of cyber security talent. With some £20 million worth of […]

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