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A look into cyber security study


Our 22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security is new in the computing and IT space at Holmesglen.

We know that as technology increases so does the need for professionals to maintain these important systems crucial to business and everyday life. With data shared and stored like never before, it is important to have workers who can preserve the security of information.

It makes sense then that cyber security represents a new horizon for aspiring IT professionals.

Sound like you? Let’s have a look at how you can get started.

Who is suited for cyber security?

The certificate IV qualification represents the ideal introduction for people who have a foundation knowledge of computing and IT. It’s the chance for you to branch out, or even add another string to your professional bow.

Cyber security is a field that appeals to those who are:

  • Analytical
  • Sound decision-makers
  • Insightful and good at reporting

Where will a cyber security course lead?

Pathways – We offer a Bachelor of Information Systems, which will strengthen your cyber security knowledge as well as your IT skills in areas of networking, programming and web design, as well as database design, and business analytics.

Career opportunities – Cyber security technical support, desktop support technician, cyber security intrusion tester, security support officer, PEN tester, networking security support officer, systems tester, computer forensics technician, and website security support officer.

What is the difference between cyber and network security?

You may be looking to get into a certain stream of IT security, but not sure which one is right for you. Cyber and network security share a lot of similar traits, but there are some key differences. So, where do you start?

Well, cyber security is concerned with outside threats. Professionals work to protect attempts to get into a network. Essentially, they stop attacks and external dangers for getting data and ruining systems.

Network security is a bit more introverted. Professionals in this role look at the integrity of internal systems i.e. keeping company information private and looking at firewalls and passwords etc.

Why Holmesglen?

We know that a qualification is only as good as the career opportunities it opens up. With clear study pathways, including into degree study, there are options to strengthen your future career potential, while networking and building contacts.

Our cyber security course is also supported by the likes of, Fortinet Network Security Academy, Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft Academy, Amazon Web Services Academy (AWS), LifeJourney, and Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

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