Apply an understanding of cyber security to protect from attacks and unauthorised access.
Cyber Security Engineers work for many sizes of organisations from SME’s to Corporate in a variety of sectors including Digital, Business, Government, Defense, Healthcare, Finance, Transport and Retail. They understand cyber security and protect organisations, systems, information, personal data and people from attacks and unauthorised access.
They face security threats from malware, ransomware, phishing, DDoS attacks and hacking. Organisations both large and small are turning to cyber security professionals to help them keep their commercial and financial data, websites, infrastructure sites, and their customers’ details safe.
Cyber Security Engineers gain an understanding of security concepts and technology and how to mitigate risks arising from threats. They work within legal and regulatory frameworks and apply practical knowledge of information security to deliver solutions that fulfil an organisation’s requirements.
Engineer Specialist Duties
A Cyber Security Engineer will design, build and test secure networks or security products or systems with a particular focus on the security aspects of the design.
Level 4 in Cyber Security is designed for those starting their career in cyber security or existing staff looking to develop their skills.
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