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Free cyber awareness courses for Gloucestershire

PUBLISHED: 11:20 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:20 23 August 2017

Richard Benham

Richard Benham


Gloucestershire College and UK Digital Lead Professor Richard Benham get funding for Cyber Awareness courses for all Gloucestershire businesses

Professor Benham has written a bespoke course for Gloucestershire College to deliver first class Cyber Awareness training to all Gloucestershire businesses completely free. With Cyber being at the top of the agenda from government, the boardroom down he is delighted to be supporting ALL Gloucestershire businesses and collaborating with Gloucestershire College to get a first class course fully funded. It’s easy to apply and open to all Gloucestershire employees over 19 years old in full time employment.

As the South West Digital lead on Cyber Professor Benham is delighted to have this opportunity and help ALL Gloucestershire businesses and hope they will take advantage of this FREE training. Gloucestershire is leading the way and getting Cyber Training FULLY funded and this is highly recommended to help businesses better protect their employees and their business.

Professor Benham, a UK expert has written a number of Awareness courses backed by government and was the first professor to have written an MBA in Cyber Security so well placed to write a course that is relevant to business and will add real value to all employees in the county.

The first course is being launch as part of Cyber Resilience week on Monday September 11, held at Gloucestershire College, Cheltenham Campus, with many courses to follow to ensure all businesses get the chance to train their staff free of charge.

Richard Benham: “As the South West Digital lead on Cyber I am delighted to be working in partnership with Gloucestershire College to deliver this Cyber4Business fully funded cyber awareness course for Gloucestershire businesses. This is exactly what the business community needs to help support them in the fight against cybercrime. Every day we hear of new attacks and I am delighted to be asked to be part of the solution. All businesses should take full advantage of this fantastic opportunity and book on to this free course immediately. This bespoke course is designed to help employees be better protected at work and at home. With Cyber being at the top of the agenda from government, the boardroom down I am delighted to be supporting all Gloucestershire businesses and collaborating with Gloucestershire College to get a first class course fully funded – I cannot recommend this highly enough.”

Gloucestershire College is delighted to offer free cyber awareness training in partnership with Professor Richard Benham and Cyber4Business. These one-day training courses will provide businesses with reassurance that their employees are aware of good cyber practices for the workplace and at home.

Andy Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Gloucestershire College says, “Cyber security and awareness is a key strategic direction for GC, as we understand the significant impact it has on businesses in Gloucestershire and beyond. This free training course is one of many cyber-related events we are hosting this autumn; we are pleased to support businesses in mitigating risk and equipping their staff with the knowledge to protect their business.”

Contact Sarah Jennings at Gloucestershire College to book you place now!


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