CyberFirst Defenders is a fully funded online course, aimed at attracting a diverse range of students currently in Year 10 (England and Wales), S4 (Scotland) and Year 11 (Northern Ireland). The course offers a valuable introduction to building and protecting small networks and personal devices. Course content will be delivered in a fun and interesting way and students will get to meet other like-minded young people.
CyberFirst Defenders increases students' awareness of cyber security, whilst equipping them with a set of relevant practical skills they can apply in their own lives. It also helps students visualise themselves in a cyber security career, guiding them to the technology-related qualifications they’ll need. This course helps those who attend stay safe online.