Understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people
The primary role of a Cyber Security Technologist is to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people.
Those focused on the technical side work on areas such as security design & architecture, security testing, investigations & response.
Those focussed on the risk analysis side focus on areas such as operations, risk, governance & compliance.
Whether focussed on the technical or risk analysis side, all people in this occupation work to achieve required security outcomes in a legal and regulatory context in all parts of the economy. They develop and apply practical knowledge of information security to deliver solutions that fulfil an organisation’s requirements
DURATION: 15 months
This apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the register of IT technicians confirming SFIA level 4 professional competence and those completing the apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
Law and Ethics
Core (all the apprentices take this Knowledge Module
MODULE 1: Cyber Security Introduction
OPTION 1 (Technologist): in addition to the core
MODULE 2: Network and Digital Communications Theory
MODULE 3: Security Case Development & Design Practie
MODULE 4: Security Technology Building Blocks
MODULE 5: Employment of Cryptography
OPTION 2 (Risk Analyst): in addition to the core
Knowledge Module 6: Risk Assessment
Knowledge Module 7: Governance, Organisation, Law, Regulation & Standards