Want a Career Fighting Cyber Crime?
Cyber crime is a global problem that is posing threat to individual security and an even bigger threat to large international companies, banks and governments. The biggest cyber attack in world history was on 13th May, 2017 that hit 150 countries but this attack won’t be the last threat to global cyber security. Cyber attacks are increasing at an alarming rate as the world is getting digital. Someone’s identity is stolen 3 seconds as a result of cyber crime and there is one in five chance that it can happen to you. By 2021, the global cost of cyber crime will reach an astounding $2 trillion making it number one criminal threat to society.
Cyber criminals are now using increasingly sophisticated threats that target specific cyber assets in banks, telco’s and other financial industries causing disrupt business operations, fiscal losses, loss of valuable customer information, internal data loss and intellectual property theft. Now, more than ever, businesses need cyber security professionals to fight this vulnerability that can work in virtually every industry, responding rapidly to global cyber threats. Cyber security professionals ensure that data remains safe in web-based applications and various network systems.
Career Options for the Cyber Security Graduates
Cyber Security professionals work as:
- security Analyst
- Project Manager
- Security System Manager
- Business Analyst
- Security System Developer or Programmer
- Information Security Auditor
- Law Enforcement Personnel
- IT Security Engineer
According to many research, it is seen that soon there will be two million unfilled cyber security jobs worldwide indicating a skill shortage in an industry where average salary is $102,000. Computer science roles are already in high demand as it is; adding in the element of security makes these roles even more critical and sought after.
Australian government is investing more than $600 million in cyber security over the next decade. Various reputed universities in popular study destinations like UK, Canada, USA and New Zealand offer well-researched courses in Cyber Security that will provide you with a solid foundation of cyber security literacy and investigative skills required by industry to combat cyber crime.
If you want to gain necessary capabilities to identify, diagnose, analyse and manage cyber security challenges then contact us for more information on how to apply in the international universities.