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Head of Cyber Security Courses

A Head of Cyber Security oversees digital security for an organisation. You might ensure the safety of operating systems and make sure database management is secure. A Head of Cyber Security may carry out testing on cyber systems and develop system upgrades to address problematic issues.

A Head of Cyber Security should have excellent technical skills and be able to adapt their abilities to suit a range of circumstances. It’s important you can work well in a team and communicate clearly with clients and colleagues. A Head of Cyber Security should have good problem solving abilities and must be able to manage their time well.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Head of Cyber Security earn?

In Australia, a full time Head of Cyber Security generally earns $3,400 per week ($176,800 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 you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Head of Cyber Security?

This industry has seen a strong increase in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 50,500 people working in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Head of Cyber Security. A Head of Cyber Security may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Head of Cyber Security?

If you’d like to work as a Head of Cyber Security, consider enrolling in a Master of Business Administration (Data and Cyber Management). This course covers all aspects of data and cyber management as well as core online business concepts. A Graduate Certificate in Data and Cyber Management may also be appropriate.

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Job Pathways

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