Digital Opportunity Skills Training CIC

Digital Opportunity Skills Training CIC is a community interest company providing cybersecurity training to disadvantage communities in London.

In particular, the company delivers outreach training in cybersecurity and computer systems administration to disadvantaged and underprivileged communities in the UK by focusing on faith groups; refugee groups; people from Black, Asian, and other Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups; young carers; young adults Not in Education, Employment, and Training (NEET); those at risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour, such as knife and gun crimes; and those with disabilities.

In parallel, the company will foster links with local businesses and educational institutions to enable employment and further education opportunities for trainees.

Our Cybersecurity skills training is delivered by Cyber Benab.

Our mission at Cyber Benab is to develop a community of cybersecurity aware enthusiasts and experts with the knowledge to defend critical data and infrastructure for individuals, businesses and government.

Cyber Benab is one of 108 UK security startup companies nominated to take part in the 2021 Cyber Runway accelerator programme which is sponsored by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

During 2022, Cyber Benab in collaboration with the Digital Policy Alliance and local outreach groups will play a leading role in delivery cybersecurity training to disadvantage groups in the UK starting with the London Borough of Lambeth.