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The UK Cyber Security Association promotes and aims to work closely with some of the leading cyber security entities in the UK to collaborate and share best practice.

These are listed below.

 

 

The National Cyber Security Centre (Part of GCHQ)

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is part of GCHQ and exists to help make the UK the safest place to live and work online.

They support the most critical organisations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs as well as the general public. When incidents do occur, they provide effective incident response to minimise harm to the UK, help with recovery, and learn lessons for the future.

We aim to share the latest cyber threat information that is released by the NCSC on a weekly basis.

To find out more about the NCSC visit their website.

The UK Cyber Security Council

The UK Cyber Security Council is the self-regulatory body for the UK’s cyber security profession. It develops, promotes and stewards nationally recognised standards for cyber security in support of the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy to make the UK the safest place to live and work online.

To find out more about the UK Cyber Security Council visit their website.

Business Resilience Management Centres (BRIM)

BRIM was established in 2019, and brings together a group of unique and renowned industry experts. Founded by Mandy Haeburn-Little, within the first week of 2020, it was announced that BRIM had been selected to deliver ten Cyber Business Resilience Centres across the UK in collaboration with Police UK, supported by The Home Office following an extensive EU tender procurement process.

To find out more about BRIM visit their website.

The UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration (UKC3)

UKC3 will deliver initiatives designed to stimulate innovation and support the development of cyber skills. It will coordinate with Government, industry bodies and UK Cyber Clusters. The aim is to provide a single interface so that industry stakeholders can engage with the UK’s Cyber Cluster network.The new organisation aims to spur economic growth and cyber sector prosperity across the UK and play an part in both levelling-up and the post-Covid 19 recovery. The UKC3 will encourage collaboration and knowledge exchange between Clusters in order to maximise the benefits being delivered locally to create an impact on a national level.

To find out more about UKC3 visit this link

The Police Digital Security Centre

PDSC is a not-for-profit organisation, owned by the police, that works across the whole of the UK in partnership with industry, government, academia and law enforcement. We firmly believe that the overwhelming majority of cyber crime can be prevented by taking a few simple steps to protect your business. All of our advice and guidance is consistent with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). For further information download their brochure.

Their team is passionate about helping you understand where your business may be at risk from a cyber attack or data breach.

To find out more about the Police Digital Security Centre visit their website. 

The UK Cyber Security Clusters

The UK has a number of cyber security clusters dotted in various parts of the UK. These include:

CyNam
Midlands Cyber
Bristol and Bath
Cyber Wales
Cyber North
Northern Ireland
Norfolk and Suffolk
North West

To add a link to your cyber cluster contact us via info@cybersecurityassociation.co.uk.

The UK Cyber Resilience Centres

Under BRIM the UK has a number of cyber resilience centres dotted around the UK. These include:

Our CEO & Founder and Head of Business Development sits on the Advisory Group of the West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre, and we are working towards agreeing a partnership with them to broader our reach when it comes to promoting staying safe online.

The IASME Consortium

Based in the beautiful Malvern Hills, IASME work alongside a network of over 250 Certification Bodies across the UK and Crown Dependencies to help certify organisations of all sizes in both cyber security and counter fraud. IASME is committed to helping businesses improve their cyber security, risk management and good governance through an effective and accessible range of certifications.

To find out more about IASME visit their website.

ISACA®

A global association of 140,000 professionals in 180 countries, ISACA®helps business and IT leaders maximize value and manage risk related to information and technology. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA is an advocate for professionals involved in information security, assurance, risk management and governance. These professionals rely on ISACA as the trusted source for information and technology knowledge, community, standards and certification. The association, which has more than 200 chapters worldwide, advances and validates business-critical skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC™) credentials. ISACA also developed and continually updates COBIT®, a business framework that helps enterprises in all industries and geographies govern and manage their information and technology.

To find out more about ISACA visit their website.

Cloud Security Alliance

The Cloud Security Alliance is a non-profit organization formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.

The Cloud Security Alliance is comprised of many subject matter experts from a wide variety disciplines, united in our objectives:

* Promote a common level of understanding between the consumers and providers of cloud computing regarding the necessary security requirements and attestation of assurance.

* Promote independent research into best practices for cloud computing security.

* Launch awareness campaigns and educational programs on the appropriate uses of cloud computing and cloud security solutions.

* Create consensus lists of issues and guidance for cloud security assurance.

To find out more about the Cloud Security Alliance visit their website.

Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG)

The Security Awareness Special Interest Group (the SASIG) is a networking forum for the cybersecurity industry.

They are building a community of cybersecurity professionals, and support the development of the industry through a series of physical events, webinars and masterclasses.  They aim to provide an environment where security professionals across all sectors can gather together privately to explore contentious and challenging cybersecurity issues in greater detail.

Since 2004 they have created a strong networking community for thousands of security professionals.

To find out more about SASIG visit their website.

The Security Institute

The Security Institute is the UK’s largest professional membership body for security professionals, with over 4,100 members to date.
Since 2000 they have been working to promote the highest possible standards of integrity and professional competence in the business of security.

Whatever you are looking to achieve in your security career, membership of the Security Institute can help you exceed your goals.

To find out more about SASIG visit their website.

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