This section of the website provides essential information on the cyber security profession: from what cyber security is, to how to join the profession, to how to develop your career across its 16 specialisms. It's a resource for both prospective and current practitioners, as well as cyber security industry managers and recruiters.
The UK Cyber Security Council will ensure anyone interested in an exciting career tackling online threats has access to world-class training and guidance.Matt Warman MP, Digital Infrastructure Minister, February 9th 2021
We have a selection of resources to help you navigate a career in cyber security, click the images to choose the relevant resource for you.
This career mapping tool will take you through the different knowledge areas within cyber security to assess where your skills or interests currently lie and what specialism would be best suited to you.
This section of the site contains detailed information on 16 different cyber security specialisms.
This framework allows you to see which certifications may be useful to you, within the different specialisms and at which point of your career.
Cyber security has a wide range of entry routes including apprenticeships, degrees, online learning and bootcamps.
Start your journey to becoming a fully qualified cyber security professional
There are several ways in which you could develop your career.