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  • Level 2 - Moderately technical
  • Level 3 - Technical
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Find other resources of type Web page Go to resource National Progression Award (NPA) in Cyber Security (SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6)

A school-level qualification designed to raise awareness of cyber security and fill the current skills gap in this field. They will encourage learners to improve their cyber hygiene and enable them to identify security weakness safely, legally and ethically.

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DigiKnow – Practical Cyber Resilience

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This programme provides CEOs, Directors and Non-Executive Directors with frameworks and best practice for managing cyber security-related risk, separate from the specialised IT infrastructure typically associated with this topic. Course content includes lectures and highly interactive discussions, as well as […]

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