Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

This learning path is designed to give you an introduction to Cybersecurity. In this learning path you will learn about the importance of Cybersecurity, the key technologies that are needed and where to go next.

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Cyber Security Roles

Cyber Security Roles

Unsurprisingly, cyber security is what keeps individuals, businesses, and even countries secure in the digital world. It is an especially fast growing area of technology and the rapidly advancing developments, both good and bad, mean it can offer some very dynamic job roles. You will be required to either have or learn lots of very...

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CyberSec-Specific Training/Certification

CyberSec-Specific Training/Certification

Of all the areas of tech, cyber security (CyberSec) requires the most curriculum-lead training for beginners. However since cybersecurity is still a relatively young area of tech, there aren’t really many industry-recognised or well established training courses and certifications. However of all the options available, there are two that stand out. For complete beginners, the...

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Computer Network Concepts

Computer Network Concepts

Networking can be one of the most difficult topics to understand but just knowing the basics can get you a long way. Networking allows for multiple computers or other devices to be connected to one another and communicate. This communication can happen wirelessly using technologies such as WiFi or Bluetooth or it can be wired...

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Pentesting Concepts

Pentesting Concepts

Pentesting, or penetration testing, is an essential practice within the world of cybersecurity. Many cybersecurity professionals begin their career as pentesters since it requires an accessible, valuable, and well understood skill set. Note– pentesting is sometimes called ‘ethical hacking’ although strictly speaking, ethical hacking is a more broad discipline. As the name would suggest, penetration...

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Data Concepts

Data Concepts

Data is a term that is thrown around quite a lot these days and many people use the word without fully understanding what it means. In technology the word “data” is approximately synonymous with “information”. That is data about a person, is just unprocessed information about them. Almost all companies produce and consume huge amounts...

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What Training Is Best?

What Training Is Best?

It might be hard to decide whether to commit time to doing a training course about a topic you know nothing about. You might ask yourself if the course is too difficult, worth the money or even worth the time. Many tech employers will even offer training when you begin your job, so why bother...

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Should I do a Certification?

Should I do a Certification?

Certifications are an odd one. Most of the time, people will insist that you don’t actually need them because experience and enthusiasm are far more important. But at the same time, almost everyone seems to do them. So below, we’ve briefly outlined the what, why, and cost of tech qualifications. However if you just want...

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