The primary role of a Cyber Security Technologist is to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people.
Those focused on the technical side work on areas such as security design & architecture, security testing, investigations & response.
Those focussed on the risk analysis side focus on areas such as operations, risk, governance & compliance.
Whether focused on the technical or risk analysis side, all people in this occupation work to achieve required security outcomes in a legal and regulatory context in all parts of the economy. They develop and apply practical knowledge of information security to deliver solutions that fulfill an organisation’s requirements
Possible Job Outcomes:
· Cyber Operations Manager
· Security Architect, Penetration Tester
· Security Analyst, Risk Analyst
· Intelligence Researcher
· Security Sales Engineer
· Cyber Security Specialist
· Information Security Analyst
· Governance & Compliance Analyst
· Information Security Assurance & Threat Analyst
· Forensics & Incident Response Analyst
· Security Engineer
· Information Security Auditor
· Security Administrator
· Information Security Officer
This programme takes a minimum of 24 months and on completion you could progress onto a Degree Level Apprenticeship or other higher level qualification.
What will I receive?
· L4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship
· Cyber Security Introduction
· Network and Digital Communications Theory
· Security Case Development and Design Good Practice
· Security Technology Building Blocks
· Employment of Cryptography
· Risk Assessment
· Governance, Organisation, Law, Regulation & Standards