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Yocto Digital

YouthFed

Yocto Digital

YouthFed

Our Yocto Digital project operates to achieve the following two main Goals:

  •       Cyber Skills: Inspire potential talents and bridge the gaps to create a pipeline for cybersecurity.
  •       Cyber Safety: Make people safe in the digital world.

The programme is aimed at people who are interested in gaining cyber and digital skills or simply wish to know more about cybersecurity - even with no related background or prior knowledge.  At our digital training centre, our operatives run a series of workshops starting with the Cyber Security Taster Sessions. During these workshops, participants have the chance to do some threat hunting and cybersecurity simulations on ‘real-time’ cyberattacks. Participants will then engage in a series of exercises designed to get them thinking like cybersecurity professionals.  Through the purchase of a Learning Management System we now have the capability to deliver sessions and courses both face-to-face and online. 

Geographical area

The centre and the equipment are located at Sci-Tech Daresbury, Keckwick Ln, Daresbury, Warrington WA4 4FS.

Technologies / Equipment

  • Laptop
  • Monitor
  • Mouse and Keyboard
  • TV Display
  • Network Infrastructure Devices
  • Server software licenses
  • Raspberry pi
  • Whiteboard and other office equipment
  • Printer
  • Talent LMS Learning Management System

Skills being developed

  • Developing a cybersecurity expert mindset
  • Hands-on experience in cybersecurity.
  • Hands-on experience in cybersecurity and possible career paths
  • Gaining awareness about cybersecurity risk
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and work in a team
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Being detail oriented
  • Practicing out of the box and creative thinking.
  • Practicing decision making and dealing with its consequences.
  • Practicing creative thinking, decision making and dealing with its consequences
  • Ability to synthesize information and link technical concepts to the business application environment
  • Practicing a balance between technology and the human factor in cybersecurity

Contact: Rozita Karami

Rozita.Karami@Youthfed.org

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Cheshire and Warrington