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Apply to the Cyber Community Awards

At the SBRC Cyber Community Awards we want to put the spotlight on some of the great work that is happening across communities in Scotland. We will champion those that are helping keep Scotland’s citizens and organisations safe online.

What impact are you making in your community to help keep people safe online?

Your community might be (but not restricted to):

  • Your local area
  • Businesses that operate in the same sector as you
  • A group of schools, colleges, universities, or other educational establishments

*Applications can be submitted at the bottom of this page.



All entrants must live or work in Scotland

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SBRC Cyber Community Hero

Is there an unsung hero that is making a difference to your community? We want to hear inspirational stories of how this individual has made an impact and improved the cyber resilience of others.

For example:

  • Do you run a local digital club on cyber resilience topics?
  • Do you campaign for keeping people safe online? or
  • Have you created employment opportunities in the cyber security sector?

*Entrants must be an individual and live or work in Scotland.

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SBRC Student Community Champion

We want to celebrate a talented and inspirational student who has made a difference to their community or inspired others through their achievements.

For example:

  • Have you designed an innovative cyber security product or service that is helping the business community?
  • Have you run training to help keep people safer online?
  • Do you reach out to schools or clubs to encourage them to consider cyber security as a career path?

*Entrants must be an individual and a current student at a school, college, or university in Scotland.


SBRC Outstanding Cyber Community Event

We will spotlight fantastic community events that have made an impact on the cyber community in Scotland.

For example:

  • Have you run a community event that has focused on your particular region and helped to improve citizens cyber resilience?
  • Have you run a national high-profile event that highlighted cyber security careers and opportunities?
  • Have you run an innovative online event that helped the cyber security message reach new and untapped audiences?

*Events must have taken place in 2020 and aimed primarily at audiences in Scotland.

Cyber Community Awards