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Cyber security

Cyber security underpins technologies that are enabling the UK to digitally transform. techUK brings together key players across the sector to promote leading-edge UK capabilities, build networks and grow the sector. techUK also provides a link between industry and government to support the national strategy, ensuring that the UK remains a leading cyber nation.

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Cyber Security programme activity

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DSIT and techUK have developed Cyber Exchange to help map the UK cyber security sector. The platform helps organisations discover innovative cyber companies, supports investment and highlights key opportunities across the UK sector.



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Talking 5 with Cyber Security Members

Dan Patefield, Head of Cyber Security, talks to various techUK members on a subject around cybersecurity.


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Cyber Security groups


Cyber Security Group

The Cyber Security Group provides a coherent voice for industry working in "high threat" areas - including defence, national security and resilience, the protection of critical national infrastructure, intelligence and organised crime. The Group offers a forum for government, industry and the wider stakeholder community to discuss policy, strategy and implementation issues.


Cyber Security Management Committee

The Cyber Security Management Committee sets the strategic vision for the cyber security programme, helping the programme engage with government and senior industry stakeholders. The Committee is made up of elected representatives, and elections are held once every two years.


Cyber Security SME Forum

Our new group will keep techUK members updated on the latest news and views from across the Cyber security landscape. The group will also spotlight events and engagement opportunities for members to get involved in.

Cyber Security updates

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Cyber Security team 

Dan Patefield

Dan Patefield

Head of Cyber and National Security, techUK

Jill Broom

Programme Manager, Cyber Security and Central Government, techUK

Raya Tsolova

Programme Manager, National Security, techUK

Tracy Modha

Team Assistant - Markets, techUK

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All techUK's work is led by our members - keep in touch or get involved by joining the programme below.


Cyber Security

The Cyber Security Programme provides a channel for our industry to engage with commercial and government partners to support growth in this vital sector, which underpins and enables all organisations. The programme brings together industry and government to overcome the joint challenges the sector faces and to pursue key opportunities to ensure the UK remains a leading cyber nation, including on issues such as the developing threat, bridging the skills gap and secure-by-design.

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Our members develop strong networks, build meaningful partnerships and grow their businesses as we all work together to create a thriving environment where industry, government and stakeholders come together to realise the positive outcomes tech can deliver.

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