Cyber-security lessons could be expanded in UK schools

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Plans to teach children as young as 11 about careers in cyber-security have been announced. New learning materials would be offered to UK schools to publicise jobs in the sector, the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills said. A recent report said limited awareness of cyber-security as a profession had created a skills shortage. One expert said the UK was at risk of being “left behind and at a disadvantage globally”. Read the full report in this week’s BBC Technology News.

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