- The Shed
Manchester Metropolitan University
- Organiser iisp
10:00 — 19:00
Are you currently studying or at the beginning of your job search? Wanting to change careers but not sure where to start? Looking for tailored advice and information? Just curious to know more about the variety and prospects of careers in cyber security?
Come along to this free event at Manchester Metropolitan University on Wednesday 28th February to find out more – your exciting career is waiting for you.
Take the first step with Cyber Security Challenge UK and the Institute of Information Security Professionals (iisp) at this event. There will be a series of seminar sessions from leading experts and academics discussing the future of the cyber security profession, what skills you should be developing , emerging sectors within the industry and how to prepare yourself in the workforce.
There will be a series of talks on the hot topics for those either currently studying for an information security related degree or those about to enter the profession. Speakers will include leading practitioners from the worlds of commerce and academia – which will both inspire and assist you in deciding which direction your career should take.
The day will end with an open question and answer session with our guest panellists, followed by an opportunity for you to meet with several of our corporate member organisations who are sponsoring our event.
There will also be a series of drop in sessions where you can get hands-on and up close with the technology, techniques and tools experts are using to defend Critical National Infrastructure. These series of workshops will be bookable once you have signed up to register.
Refreshments will be available through the day and lunch is provided.
During the evening, students are welcome to stay but we will be but recent job/career changers or new starters are especially welcome to come along and learn about the profession and where your career may lead to.
With companies including Accenture, Bank of America, BT, CM Alliance, CompTIA, Deloitte, E2E Assure, HMGCC, KPMG, NCA, NCC Group, Raytheon, UKCloud in attendance, it will surely be an informative event to help decide your future.