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Female-only Cyber Security Training Course

Without more women in cyber security, our digital livelihoods will always be vulnerable. 

Approximately 10% of cyber security professionals are female. We need to do everything we can to increase this percentage. 

Re-train and begin your cyber security career alongside a cohort of like-minded women. Delivered by world-class female cyber security tutors & mentors. 

Our team have experienced first hand the benefits of women in cyber security and can guide you through each step of the way.

The Academy is a 16-week , immersive & intensive training programme. No up-front costs, and one-on-one mentoring anytime you need it.

A world-class curriculum and the ability to join live classes from anywhere online. 

Closely aligned with influential cyber security employers, 90% of Academy graduates find employment within 12 weeks of graduation. 

All Academy members are given a personal mentor and time with a career coach. Women are paired with female mentors who have direct experience of working in cyber security.

Our mentoring team consists of the most successful and talented cyber security professionals in the world, veterans and non-veterans alike.  We don’t get paid until you land a life changing career, so we do everything we can to make it happen.

The Academy of Cyber Security was designed by educational experts, world leading cyber security professionals, and key cyber security employers.

You’ll graduate from an academy strongly aligned to GCHQ standards as well as obtaining numerous cyber security certifications. Academy graduates are highly valuable and instantly employable.

The Academy of Cyber Security has no up-front tuition fee.

No student loan, no debt, and you won’t pay any tuition until you land a job making at least £27k a year. You can even use your ELCAS allowance to subsidise repyaments

Learn from the comfort of your own home with live and online expert-lead classes. Alongside online classes, you’ll also be invited to offline bootcamp days every fortnight to meet tutors, mentors, classmates, and to learn offline-only skills. 

Organisations such as NCC Group, BAE, Airbus, Vodafone, and even GCHQ hire our graduates. 

Members of the Academy of Cyber Security are some of the most in-demand professionals in the world. 

interested in tech or cyber?

Apply For Our Women-only Cohorts

Re-train, earn more, discover your dream career in cyber security.
A career with amazing flexibility, benefits, & career progression. 

lorna and andrea

With over 30 years’ experience in cyber security between us, we have seen first-hand how effective and important women in cyber security are. 

It’s sad to see only 10% of our workforce are women, so we’re dedicated to helping women like us to re-train and enter the world of cyber. 

It’s an amazing career. You’re always learning new skills and it’s right at the forefront of technology. We can’t wait to teach and mentor the next generation of female cyber security professionals

Dr. Andy Culler & Lorna Armitage

Co-Founders of the cyber security interdisciplinary centre
Academy of Cyber Security tutors & mentors

A career in cyber security

Exciting, challenging, and always learning new skills

Re-train and start your career in cyber security. Exceptional earning potential, great flexiblity, amazing employers, and much more.

Apply now for our women-only cohorts.

Our Employment Partners

The world's leading cyber security organisations hire from the Academy of Cyber Security.
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A free to attend online school for primary and secondary school pupils. Includes live and online, instructor-led classes alongside homework assignments. 

Please go to for more information. We hope to have the school up and running by, or before, the 30th March.