Think like a hacker to quickly detect and defend against critical cyber threats.
Cyber Security involves protecting data, networks and devices from unauthorised access or attacks. A Cyber Security Professional works to identify and assess risks, develop countermeasures, and monitor systems for possible threats. They also work with organisations to create policies and procedures to protect against cyber attacks. A single data breach can have devastating consequences for individuals and businesses, which is why Cyber Security Professionals are in such high demand across Australia. By understanding the latest threats and trends, they can help to keep our online world safe.
Why study Cyber Security?
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Frequently asked questions
Cyber Security is the practice of protecting electronic information from unauthorised access or theft. As the world increasingly relies on technology, Cyber Security has become a top priority for businesses and individuals. There are many types of cyber threats, including viruses, malware, phishing scams, and hacking.
To protect against these threats, Cyber Security Professionals implement countermeasures that eliminate, or at least drastically reduce the risk of cyber attacks. In a world where more and more businesses and individuals are relying on digital information, Cyber Security has become an essential part of keeping data safe.
With the rapid evolution of technology and the internet, the need for Cyber Security is more important than ever before. In Australia, there is a current shortage of Cyber Security Professionals, with a forecasted 30,000 additional Cyber Security workers needed by 2026 (CyberCX, 2022).
Studying with Academy Xi means you can pick up practical tools and technical capabilities needed to launch your career as a Cyber Security Professional, all online. Learning online gives you the freedom to choose when and where you learn, and is designed to support your work-life balance.
Over 1,450 Cyber Security jobs are currently available in Australia (Seek, 2022). Graduates of our Cyber Security: Transform can expect to land junior or entry-level Cyber Security roles, including but not limited to:
- Cyber Security Engineer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Cyber Security Consultant
- Cyber Security
- Penetration Tester
Our Cyber Security: Transform course has no prerequisites and is suitable for a wide range of learners, including beginners.
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