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.

  • The heightened concern for cybersecurity amid increasingly sophisticated and frequent threats has prompted a booming job market for information security professionals in the US.
  • If you’re considering a career in cybersecurity, you might have come across the terms information assurance and information security. While they sound similar, and the two concepts are certainly related, their scopes and perspectives are rather different.
  • In today's hyper-connected world, near constant digital threats make the role of a Cyber Security Manager more important than ever. Working behind the scenes, they safeguard sensitive information and protect organisations from malicious cyber-attacks that can be financially and reputationally dis...
  • The UK has seen a huge rise in demand for skilled cyber security professionals in recent years; good news if you’re looking for a job in this field, as you will find a huge variety of roles across a range of industries.
  • If you’re a cyber security professional or you’re considering becoming one, these strategies can help you strike a healthy balance between work and personal life.
  • We take a look at some common job types that are available within IT Compliance in the UK, their key responsibilities and expected salaries.
  • Cybercriminals don't discriminate: if you have money and/or digital data you’re a target. This means both public and private sector organisations are fair game and need to be prepared.
  • After UK vacancies hit record levels last year, we look at what is influencing Cyber Security salaries and Cyber Security recruitment in 2023.
  • How can the cybersecurity industry make a concerted effort to attract, train, and retain women?
  • If you like to focus on the bigger picture when it comes to IT, you could be suited to a career in IT governance. We take a look at what IT governance is and what roles you can aim for within the UK in this critical field.
  • As organisations of every size become ever more reliant on technology while the threat of cyber-attacks is only increasing, demand for professionals with cyber security expertise continues to grow. So, what can you expect if you set out on a career path within cyber security?
  • Considering a career in Digital Forensics? We put some of the jobs available in this sector under the microscope and analysed their roles and responsibilities to help you find your fit within this interesting industry.
  • Cybercriminals' determination to exploit new and existing vulnerabilities in the IT infrastructure has given rise to the world's biggest criminal growth industry. So, what cybersecurity trends do businesses need to be aware of in 2023?
  • 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?