New Information Security standards published through the Tech Partnership

A new set of National Occupational standards for Information Security was published this week by the Tech Partnership, defining in detail the capabilities required for trainees and professionals to work in the field.

The standards, built through consultation with employers from across the UK, also provide the building blocks for qualifications and training in Information security roles, helping to shape and benchmark relevant courses.

The information security skills shortage is among the most serious facing the tech sector. Recent Tech Partnership research showed that 95% of organisations identified gaps in their workforce’s cyber and information security skills, and with security breaches very much in the news, the situation remains serious.

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