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Cyber Security Specialist Courses

Cyber Security Specialists manage an organisation’s ICT security. They have preventative strategies in place to stop unauthorised access of the system — as well as manage unplanned outages due to power loss, system overloads, and natural disasters.

As a Cyber Security Specialist you’ll have extensive backup and data recovery procedures in place. You’ll also need the skills to assess security risks and document the ICT risk management plan for senior management.

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Popular Cyber Security Specialist Courses

There are 10 courses available for people who want to become a Cyber Security Specialist. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Cyber Security Specialists earn?

As a Cyber Security Specialist in Australia you can expect a starting salary of $1,932 per week ($100,464 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience and technical expertise you can expect a higher salary than people who are new in the role.

What are the job opportunities for Cyber Security Specialists?

There are more than 4,000 Cyber Security Specialists employed across Australia right now, with excellent prospects for employment growth over the next 5 years. Cyber Security Specialists are employed by IT firms, SMEs and private business, corporate enterprises and government departments — but also thrive as independent consultants.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Cyber Security Specialist?

Get started as a Cyber Security Specialist with the Advanced Diploma of Network Security. The course takes 12 months to complete. You will also benefit from qualifications that teach strategic planning and enterprise risk management.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within cyber security and it networks and system administration. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.