Information is one of our most valuable assets whether it is our personal identity, financial or corporate information; there is always someone, somewhere who wants to gain access to it illegally. As a result, cyber security is one of society’s greatest challenges and there is now a huge demand for cyber security experts. They are responsible for helping us to protect the information we store on the many devices we rely on daily, from our personal smartphones to corporate databases and national infrastructure systems.

Careers in cyber and information security include devising ways to defeat spammers, hackers and cyber-attacks on systems, ensuring that software and hardware are resilient. They even defend against fake news. It is an ever-changing landscape that makes it a really exciting and rewarding career.

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