A career in Cyber Security can be can be incredibly fulfilling and is ideally suited for those who have a flair for problem solving, good communicators or people who are passionate about new technologies.
It’s an exciting industry, with an increasing number of companies looking for help to defend themselves or others from cyber attacks.
Cyber Security in the UK is attached to a global community. As an industry it is young and changing rapidly with many of the professionals currently working in it having found more than one way in.
The demand from businesses for online protection is increasing. As a result, the Cyber Security sector is growing rapidly, creating a huge number of job openings. Importantly, these roles are not limited to those with technical knowledge; there are a range of roles in both technical and non-technical positions, from pen-testers to policy makers and management.
The Cyber Security Challenge is sponsored by a range of businesses and organisations across multiple sectors. Below are the companies who we are working with to help those who take part in the Challenge’s competitions and education programmes to find careers in cyber security.
We are dedicated to changing perceptions of the cyber industry for women. It is not a job that sees you coding for days on end, it involves a lot of other skills like communication, leadership, management and psychology, many of which women are ideal for.
Sometimes a nudge in the right direction can make all the difference. So we have worked with our alumni group and sponsors to create a virtual toolkit, a set of core places to seek out important information, and most fundamental tools to use when playing our competitions or expanding your knowledge in Cyber Security.Read more