Cyber Security is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Individuals looking to become a cyber intelligence officer will have to identify common weaknesses in IT networks, develop relationships across the organisation as well as other organisations to share security knowledge – our Cyber Security competition is the perfect environment to test and perfect these skills.

The individual will need excellent analytical skills to produce threat assessment reports with recommendations. Keeping databases of threat hackers, using computer forensics to identify attackers motivations and techniques.

Have strong IT skills
Are very accurate with your work
Have good attention to detail
Have a good understanding of how hackers work

Career opportunities

  • Government

  • Large organisations

  • Banks

  • Consulting

Average Salary
Entry Level
+ 5.9%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our IT Software role model

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Kim is one of our inspiring Career role models in IT Software

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