The NCSC acts as a bridge between industry and government, providing a unified source of advice, guidance and support on cyber security, including the management of cyber security incidents.
CREST is a certification body that recognises and assesses the skill, knowledge and competence of the individual. In order to pass the CREST examinations a candidate will require more than classroom-based theory; they will require experience in the practical application of tools, techniques and research.
Wayra is a start-up accelerator which was started in Latin America and Spain in 2011 as an initiative of Telefónica’s chief executive in Europe.
The start-up companies receive funding, office space and mentoring.The country manager of the Wayra Academy in London explained their business strategy, “It’s not just about the ideas. We are using Wayra as a way of acquiring great talent for Telefónica.
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is an intelligence and security organisation responsible for providing signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information assurance to the government and armed forces of the United Kingdom. Based in “The Doughnut” in the suburbs of Cheltenham, GCHQ is the responsibility of the country’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, but it is not a part of the Foreign Office and its director ranks as a Permanent Secretary.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.
Cyber Essentials is a UK government information assurance scheme operated by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) that encourages organisations to adopt good practice in information security. It includes an assurance framework and a simple set of security controls to protect information from threats coming from the internet.
It was developed in collaboration with industry partners, including the Information Security Forum (ISF), the Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises Consortium (IASME) and the British Standards Institution (BSI), and is endorsed by the UK Government.It was launched in 2014 by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
At ElevenPaths, the Telefónica Group’s global cybersecurity unit, we believe that a safer digital world is possible. We support our customers with their digital transformation, creating disruptive innovation in cybersecurity in order to provide the necessary privacy and trust in our daily digital lives.