Sponsor YCSC Today

The Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster (YCSC) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting, connecting, and empowering cyber communities across the Yorkshire region. With four chapters – North, East, South, and West – we cover every inch of Yorkshire, from vibrant cities to serene villages, tailoring our activities to address the unique challenges and opportunities of each locale. Our Mission is to create a cyber security community that provides mutual benefit for all by uniting diverse voices and perspectives to build a comprehensive and resilient cyber community.

Our Focus in 2024

  • Community Building: Harnessing collective wisdom and sharing experiences to create fertile ground for investment and innovation.
  • Skills Development: Collaborating with universities, businesses, and public bodies to address cyber recruitment needs and skills shortages.
  • Innovation Connection: Promoting opportunities for idea sharing, stimulating discussion, and connecting industry, government, academia, and individuals.

What Makes YCSC Unique

Our extensive reach across Yorkshire, the UK’s largest county, fosters numerous partnerships and collaborations. We have strategic partnerships with esteemed universities such as Sheffield Hallam, Leeds, York, and Hull, enhancing our impact. Our proven track record includes delivering technical masterclasses, CyBOK labs, and cyber qualifications for school students.

Our Achievements

Our efforts have significantly contributed to raising cyber security awareness and fostering a strong, connected community across Yorkshire. Our achievements include:
  • Delivering technical masterclasses and eight CyBOK labs on topics like cryptography, stenography, and cloud forensics.
  • Facilitating ISC2 Certified in Cyber qualifications and the Cyber Extended Project Qualification for school students.
  • Connecting with over 3000 followers on LinkedIn, X, and Instagram.
  • Engaging over 500 event attendees in the last 12 months.
  • Supporting over 400 committed YCSC members.

Why Sponsor YCSC?

Our commitment extends beyond mere sponsorship; we are dedicated to enriching the economic and social fabric of local cyber security communities. As a non-profit organisation, philanthropy lies at the heart of our mission, driving us to invest in initiatives that bolster community well-being. Sponsor Benefits:
  • Heightened visibility through logo placement at our events, on websites, and across social media channels.
  • Exposure to our extensive cluster community, both locally and nationally.
  • Promotion of sponsors’ services and solutions, fostering collaboration and innovation within the industry.
  • Opportunities to demonstrate corporate values by supporting local initiatives and facilitating regional growth.
  • Potential tax benefits, providing financial support that aids both sponsors and charitable causes alike.

Our Partner Promise

At Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster, our partner promise embodies a commitment to true collaboration, where shared goals and data drive our partnerships forward. We prioritise understanding your organisation’s unique motivations and desired outcomes, ensuring that the value we deliver is customised to meet your specific needs. Transparency is paramount in our approach, as we work closely with you to define relevant metrics and tailor reporting to provide insightful collaboration benefits. With this dedication to collaboration, customisation, and transparency, we strive to build partnerships that deliver meaningful value and drive mutual success. Join us in our mission to create a secure and resilient cyber community in Yorkshire. Sponsor YCSC and be part of a transformative journey.