GCHQ begins all-female cyber training lessons

GCHQ is setting up all-female classes in cyber skills in a bid to increase the number of female online security experts.

The BBC reports the intelligence and security services is worried about missing out on female recruits and will be introducing 600 free places on all-female CyberFirst Defenders courses in April and May this year, run as a mix of residential and non-residential training events.

Venues for the four-day courses include Nottingham, Lancaster, Wrexham, Edinburgh and Oxfordshire.

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