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Ex-nurse from Kilmarnock jailed for cyber-stalking | Daily Mail Online

  • Adele Rennie used invented aliases to carry out sexual offences and stalk victims
  • The 27-year-old former nurse pursued ten women online over a four-year period
  • Used a voice changing app and accessed medical records of one of her victims
  • Rennie has been jailed for 22 months and placed on the sex offenders register

Amie Gordon For Mailonline

Cyber-crime hub planned for Kilmarnock’s Halo project

Efforts to create a future workforce of cyber-crime fighters in Kilmarnock have been unveiled as part of the town’s Halo regeneration project.

The £65 million Halo scheme, on the site of Diageo’s former bottling plant, is working with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) over plans to host one of Scotland’s national network of “cyber hubs”.

'Our young people are our future,' said Halo entrepreneur Marie Macklin. Picture: John Devlin

‘Our young people are our future,’ said Halo entrepreneur Marie Macklin. Picture: John Devlin

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has already signed a memorandum of understanding with the company behind the project in a bid to provide more opportunities for training, work placements and entrepreneurial support in the region.

• READ MORE: http://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/tech/cyber-crime-hub-planned-for-kilmarnock-s-halo-project-1-4481994