Policy paper

Cyber security skills: business perspectives and government’s next steps

Findings and next steps from a series of workshops on cyber security skills.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



Government held 4 workshops with 51 large businesses, SMEs, and universities in December 2013. The workshops were aimed at making sure the cyber security skills activities government supports continue to meet the evolving needs of businesses. This report summarises the important findings and the government’s next steps.

The supporting evidence provides the responses from the questionnaires and workshops, and a full set of industry recommendations along with the government’s responses.

Published 13 March 2014