cyber security

Back to basics: Cyber Security

A career in tech can be hugely rewarding, and there are so many different roles you can go into with the right training. So, we’ve put together a ‘back to basics’ blog series. We’ll cover the basics of what courses we provide, what they mean and what kind of things you could be doing in a role linked to the course.

For the next part in our ‘back to basics’ series, we’re looking at everything you need to know about Cyber Security. You can then see if that’s the route you’d like to explore more!

What is Cyber Security?

The role of Cyber Security includes you taking on a variety of different tasks and responsibilities. The main one is being in charge of making sure a company’s Security is up to date. You’ll be testing if people can hack into the company’s systems and if so, fix the issue. You’ll have to know about things like:

  • Network security
  • Critical infrastructure security
  • Application security
  • Cloud security
  • Internet of Things (IoT) security

What do you need to learn?

To get an entry-level role, our Cyber Security course teaches you what you need to know including;

  • Python Fundamentals
  • HTML & CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Cyber 101
  • Linux
  • Network Security
  • SQL

New to tech and don’t know what they are? Don’t worry! If you like what you’ve heard so far and decide to do a course, all these will become second nature.

Having these skills can help you start your journey into Cyber Security and with our practical tasks, you can get a feel for the kind of work you could be doing day-to-day.

What job could you get?

You could get a job in so many different settings. Your skills could support the gaming industry, healthcare and medicine, science…there really is no limit as it’s used in most sectors!

There are different areas of Cyber Security you can hone in on such as, Information Security Analyst, Cyber Security Engineer, Information Security Consultant, Cyber Intelligence Analyst and much more.

If you want to find out more about Cyber Security and what you could learn in our courses, book one of our information sessions.