Learn about careers in cyber security – For school students and their teachers
Learn about careers in cyber security. Find how to develop your knowledge and skills in cyber security while still in high school.
Potential roles in cyber security
Students suitable for a career in cyber security are students who think outside the box, have strong problem-solving skills, and who like to question and understand how systems are designed and work.
The cyber security industry highly regards diverse backgrounds as this provides the opportunity for innovative approaches for solving new and complex situations.
Career opportunities in the cyber security space can span almost every industry sector. Potential roles may include:
- certified ethical hacker
- threat analyst
- security penetration tester
- cloud security engineer
- incident respondent
- information security manager
- cyber security engineer
- cyber security analyst
- security architect
- security support officer
- DevSecOps (development, security and operations)
- application security specialist
- network security specialist
- cyber security management roles.
Ways students can get involved in cyber security
There are many ways students can develop their knowledge and skills in cyber security while still in high school. Find examples below.