Cyber Security Professional

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How to begin your career In Cyber Security

A career in Cyber Security can offer a wide range of opportunities and job roles. It can be an exciting and rewarding choice due to the increasing importance of protecting digital systems and databases worldwide. There are many different roles and responsibilities within the field of Cyber Security, and you can work from anywhere in the world. 

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What does a career in Cyber Security look like?

Starting your career in Cyber Security

A Cyber Security professional underpins the operational foundations of most organisations. It is key for Cyber Security professionals to protect computer networks from cyber-attacks and unauthorised access in order to reduce data breaches and attacks. This is done by trying to anticipate and predict potential cyber threats and responding to them when they do happen. 

This is an exciting, fast-paced career in which no two days will be the same. There are many varied and exciting specialisms you can explore which provide endless opportunities across a wide range of sectors. 

Is a career in cyber security right for me?

Cyber Security skills

With organisations using more and more digital technologies to host and operate their businesses, a Cyber Security professional is sure to be at the top of the list for organisations when it comes to data protection. Deciding whether a career in Cyber Security is for you, is a personal choice, that depends on your interests, skills, and career goals.


  • Key attributes of a Cyber Security Professional include:
    Learning and development attitude
    Ethical mindset
    Having a high level of patience
    A meticulous eye for detail
    Good time management skills

Cyber Security responsibilities

  • Key responsibilities of a Cyber Security Professional include:
    Managing databases
    Protecting databases
    Assessing computer systems for weaknesses
    Improving organisations cyber security
    Investigate cybersecurity breaches
    Conduct penetration testing

The responsibilities of a Cyber Security Professional may differ due to the task at hand, whether that is day-to-day ongoing maintenance, or a disruptive data breach - no two days are the same.  

Once you have more experience with the hands-on job tasks, further responsibilities in Cyber Security may include looking after a team of IT and Cyber experts, or working on high-risk projects for bigger, corporate clients.

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How do I start my career in Cyber Security?

Qualifications needed for a career in Cyber Security

It can be daunting when trying to find out where to start - so we are on hand to help! We recommended combining theoretical training, along with practical, hands-on experience. You can pursue various industry-recognised certifications that validate your knowledge and skills in networking technologies. 

Obtaining relevant certifications can enhance your credibility and demonstrate your expertise in specific Cyber Security domains. By having this accredited certification your profile will stand out against others, giving you a better chance. 

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Does a career in Cyber SEcurity sound right for you?

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You can earn an average of $130,000.00 a year

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Meet Onur Nancarrow

After spending most of his working life in IT, Onur took our Cyber Security courses and secured a position as a Solutions Architect.

We've helped thousands of career starters, changers, and upskillers advance their careers in Cyber Security.

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