On Friday 4th November, the EMiC Network played host to the Cyber Security Leadership Programme, a transformative initiative funded by the Department of Science, Innovation and Technology, aimed at equipping the next generation of leaders with the skills needed to navigate the complexities of cyber security.
Attendees immersed themselves in a three-day hybrid programme covering diverse aspects of leadership in the digital age. Industry experts led the sessions, providing valuable insights into organisational values, cyber leadership in a digital transformation, cyber security governance, risk management and decision making. The sessions provided networking opportunities for attendees, allowing aspiring leaders to connect with experienced mentors and industry professionals.
The Cyber Security Leadership Programme received positive feedback for its relevance and practical approach, with attendees expressing gratitude for the opportunity to gain insights from leaders in cyber security. The programme marks a significant step forward in strengthening the digital defences of organisations by empowering their leaders. With a strong focus around leadership development, the programme aims to create a ripple effect, ensuring a future where leaders are not just aware of cyber security challenges, but are equipped to lead their teams effectively in addressing them.