The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has announced a £20 million Cyber Security programme to train almost 6,000 teenagers, in an attempt to help combat and anticipated shortfall in cyber skills.

The government is hoping that the programme will help the UK build up its cyber defences over the coming years, with SANS, BT, FutureLearn and Cyber Security Challenge UK named as delivery partners.

The news comes as £500,000 has also been allocated for GCHQ-accredited cyber security master’s bursaries. Earlier this yea…