World War II codebreakers site to become cyber education college

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A historic site that was used by Britain’s codebreakers during World War II could become the country’s first national college of cyber education. 

Plans are under way to restore derelict buildings in Bletchley Park, where mathematician Alan Turing cracked the Nazi’s “unbreakable” Enigma code, aiding British war efforts in the process. 

The free-to-attend boarding school will start in September 2018 with an initial intake of 100 students. 

It will teach cyber skills to “the UK’s most gifted 16-19-year-old prodigies, challenging and developing them into the top flight cyber security professionals of tomorrow”, according to a statement.  Read more…

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