Cyber Security Professionals

Cyber security professionals design, implement, test and maintain cyber security systems and track, investigate and analyse data linked to cybercrime.

Entry Reqirements

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Typical Tasks

  • Uses specialist software to gather and analyse information and evidence relating to cybercrime and presents findings to law enforcement officials or private clients.
  • Deals with and reports on breaches in security.
  • Makes recommendations concerning software/system quality.
  • Develops quality standards and validation techniques.
  • Develops test plans for security systems and undertakes and documents the testing of security systems weaknesses and errors, identifies source of problems and proposes solutions.
  • Examines IT system for potential threats to its security and integrity and draws up response plans for situations where security is compromised.

Desired Skills

Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Learning Strategies, Writing, Speaking, Mathematics, Science

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