Cyber Security Career Resources

Welcome to the Career Resources area. Here you will find exclusive articles, information and resources about Cyber Security jobs and the wider Cyber Security industry.

Browse through our articles to find advice and information on all sorts of Cyber Security career related topics including tips for Cyber Security job interviews, the importance of Cyber Security in business, available career pathways in Cyber Security, Cyber Security job qualifications, and skill-building to help you advance up the Cyber Security career ladder.

  • Whether you’re already working in Cyber Security, or have your sights set on a career in this area, gaining certifications is a great way to boost your knowledge of the latest best practices - which can help you get your foot in the door, or on the next rung of the cyber career ladder.
  • We’ve all heard about the importance of protecting your data when you’re online to keep your personal information safe, but how does this relate to businesses and their employees? We explore five options to reinforce the security of your business data by empowering your employees to stay safe onl...
  • Every October, the global cybersecurity community comes together to raise awareness of the importance of keeping safe online and share tips on how to protect precious data. But where did this idea start and what is the theme for 2022?
  • As cyber risk has evolved from an IT issue to a top board priority, the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has evolved along with it. But where did it all begin and how has the role changed over the years?
  • Given the financial and reputational consequences of recent breaches in big companies, the demand for cyber security professionals is at an all-time high. We look at what entry level positions are the best to start your career in Cyber Security.
  • The propagation of cybercrime was accelerated by the pandemic after it dealt society an indiscriminate blow in March 2020. With lockdowns hopefully consigned to the history books and hybrid working models here to stay, what does the future hold for the cyber landscape in 2022?
  • What is influencing cyber security salaries and cyber security recruitment in 2022? And how do salary ranges compare across the UK for different roles?
  • Preparing for a Network Security job interview? Take a look at some questions you’ll be likely to encounter and what the interviewer is looking to discover about you with each one.
  • Cyber security may not be considered a traditional career choice for women, but that antiquated notion must be done away with. So, how can women look to break into cyber security in 2022?
  • Data protection has become a more centralised issue for modern businesses, particularly since the advent of the EU GDPR in 2018. We look at what experience and skills are necessary to take on the role of DPO.
  • We speak with a real life Information Security Analyst about his role, how he got to where he is now, and what advice he has for others looking to build a career in information security.
  • The question of whether IT Compliance equates to a comprehensive shield against external threats and cyber-attacks is not as straightforward as one would expect.
  • Whether you’re already ensconced in a cyber security career or you’re looking to enter the industry, the road map for your success ultimately lies with you.
  • The demand for cyber security professionals with expertise in cloud security has evolved with the ever-increasing number of businesses moving to the cloud. We look at what challenges they face and what you need to know to move into this area.
  • Interested in dissecting systems and searching out technical weaknesses to be fixed? You could be suited to a career in Vulnerability Analysis.
  • With the world shifting, now is the time to curate a set of skills that both future-proofs your career and sets you on the track to progression.
  • Are we fighting a lost cause when it comes to cyber-crime or is the battle strategy simpler than we think?
  • The demand for cyber security skills around the world has gone through and shattered the roof. But which skills are the most in-demand right now?
  • Guided by a recruitment expert in the cyber security field, we share key questions to ask at your job interview, from entry-level to senior-level.
  • Whether you refer to them as a Penetration Tester, Ethical Hacker, Pen Tester, or White Hat Hacker - what does a Pen Tester do on a daily basis?