Become a Cyber Security Specialist

Skills you need:

  • Technical background
  • Specialist knowledge
  • Industry certifications
  • Soft skills

Explore cyber security

Today’s world relies on digital systems and data, whether in healthcare, government or the private sector. This makes cyber attacks a serious threat - successful attacks can cost organisations money, reputational damage and more. As a result the field of cyber security is always growing and evolving. Cyber security experts use a wide range of techniques including penetration testing, end-to-end encryption and social engineering countermeasures, to ensure digital systems are protected and secure.

Whether you want to get started with cyber security (and ensure your business is secure), explore the field in more detail, or build a career in cyber security, find a cyber security course to suit you on FutureLearn.

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