GCHQ certifies six cyber security Master's degree courses

Sooraj Shah
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Royal Holloway and Oxford universities' courses get full certification, while De Montfort misses out

GCHQ, the British intelligence agency, has certified six Master's degrees in cyber security as the government bids to close the much-talked about cyber-security skills gap. According to GCHQ, th...

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