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Our blog is packed full of interesting stories from the world of tech.

CyberFirst kicks off in Scotland!

Last month, CyberFirst kicked off its hugely popular free summer course programme in Scotland.

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Inspirational Women In Tech

Throughout history, there have been countless examples of inspirational women around the world who have broken down barriers in the industry. To celebrate International Women’s Day, here are some of the amazing women shaking up the tech sector.

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Dionne McCabe - Modern Apprentice Software Engineer

Dionne explains what it’s really like to be an apprentice working in software engineering, the best bits about her role and what advice she’d give to others thinking about starting an apprenticeship

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Isla Cole - Modern Apprentice Digital Marketeer

Isla explains what it’s really like to be an apprentice working in digital marketing, the best bits about her role and what advice she’d give to others thinking about starting an apprenticeship in digital technology

 
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You could be our future superhero

You’ve seen movies and TV shows where tech-savvy criminals hack into government or business security systems - it’s not fiction and we need cyber security experts. Think you have what it takes to become a cyber crime fighting superhero? 

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Subjects and skills to get started in a digital career

Choosing the right subjects at school is an important decision and the choices you make now can help you once  you enter the world of work. Here are our tips on the subjects and skills to get started in a digital career.  

 

 

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8 Tech Predictions for 2018

The growth of artificial intelligence was one of the big trends of 2017, let’s look ahead and find out what 2018 has in store.

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What cyber security job could you do?

It doesn’t matter if you know very little about cyber security; it's a growing industry in Scotland with a demand for skilled people and we are here to help you get to know types of training and jobs that are out there.

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Your Country Needs YOU to Help Fight Cyber Crime

Teachers, Skills Development Scotland needs you to inspire the next generation of cyber crime fighters. Get involved in the Cyber Skills Programme.

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