Cyber Technology Institute consultancy and commercial services

The Cyber Technology Institute at De Montfort University offers a range of training and consultancy services to both global organisations, such as BT and Deloitte, as well as local SMEs.

Commercial training

Ensuring your skills and knowledge are kept up-to-date in the business critical areas of cyber security and software development is essential.

The Cyber Technology Institute works regularly with national and international clients from a wide range of sectors from banking and finance to telecommunications and law enforcement. 

We provide the training you need; in the form that you need it.

We offer a range of commercial training options, from short CPD courses to bespoke programmes to meet specific organisational training needs.

Our specially developed training packages - including Red versus Blue Team Training on our Cyber Range and Cyber Security Strategy Training for senior executives with SCIPS, offer highly engaging scenarios to train staff at all levels in your organisation on the strategic, operational and technical importance of cyber security.

CPD Courses

We offer a range of CPD courses in the cyber security, software engineering and digital forensics. All of our CPD courses are 4 day courses taught here in the Cyber Technology Institute lab facilities.

Our CPD courses include:

  • Foundations in Cyber Security
  • ICS/SCADA Security
  • Malware Analysis
  • Penetration testing and incident response
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Host and Network Security
  • Digital Forensics Principles and Practice
  • Cyber Engineering
  • Alternative Operating Systems Forensics
  • Modern Programming Techniques
  • Semantic Technologies
  • Req. Analysis and cloud-based system design
  • Software Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Internet of Things
  • High Assurance System Design
  • Critical Systems

We can also offer bespoke training courses for organisations either taught here on our Leicester campus or at your premises. To discuss your requirements, please contact:

Industry-sponsored academic qualifications

If you are interested in sponsoring your staff through an academic qualification, we have a number of options available and would be happy to discuss these with you.

Degree apprenticeships

Degree apprenticeships offer employers and apprentices the opportunity to access higher level qualifications.

The Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship provides the key skills and technical knowledge to ensure graduates become competent and independent IT professionals who can deliver appropriate and efficient digital solutions, with options to specialise in a range of areas from Cyber Security Analysts to Network Engineers.

The Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship provides the technical skills and knowledge to ensure that graduates can become competent and independent cyber security professionals who can operate within business, technology or engineering functions across a range of industry sectors including critical national infrastructure (such as energy, transport, water, finance).

For more information about degree apprenticeships, please contact us on:

MSc Cyber Technology

Developed alongside members of our Industrial Advisory Group, which includes: Airbus, BT, Deloitte UK and Rolls-Royce, our MSc Cyber Technology is specifically designed to support the training and development needs of a sponsor organisation. By choosing options from our CPD courses and completing an additional academic top-up assessment, your staff can obtain a tailor-made MSc qualification whilst in full-time employment.


Partnerships and collaborations

The Cyber Technology Institute is supported by an Industrial Advisory Group consisting of Airbus, BT, Deloitte UK and Rolls-Royce.  Their feedback on both teaching and research supports the CTI’s focus on providing relevant solutions that meet real organisational needs.

The CTI is proud to be recognised as an Airbus Centre of Excellence in SCADA cyber security and forensics. We are also pleased to be an invited member of the Research Institute in Trustworthy Inter-connected Cyber-physical Systems (RITICS).

The Cyber Technology Institute works with industrial and public sector partners to deliver premium business products and consultancy services to solve real-world problems in relation to cyber threats and information security responsibilities.