For Future Cyberists
The cyber security industry is as diverse as the problems it seeks to solve. Whether you want to keep people safe online, develop clean transport systems, or harness technologies like AI to take friction out of our complicated lives, cyber security innovation is going to be a core part of the solution.
Careers in cyber security are diverse too. The industry is going to need people from all backgrounds, and with a variety of skills and interests. So whatever you’re into, there’s likely to be a job in cyber for you.
Find your cyber career
Match your skills to potential Cyber Careers
This Cyber Security Council 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.
Cyber sector and job roles
Job roles in cyber security can encompass more than one sector, or be specialist roles. Find out more about each one on the Cyber Security Council Career Framework.
Calendar of events
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What is Cyber Security?
Cyber security is ensuring the protection of systems, networks and programs for digital attacks. Find out more about Cyber and the different Job roles in cyber.
New to Cyber Is cyber for me?
‘I’m not a techy’, ‘I don’t know how to programme’, ‘I’m not a maths person’, ‘I don’t know crypto…
Sound familiar? Let us demystify cyber security for you.
Cyber security is a mindset. It’s about thinking differently. It’s about problem solving. It’s about keeping the lights on, keeping business flowing, and staying safe online.
We’ll offer cyber taster days, where our industry partners will explain a ‘day in the life’ for different cyber career pathways. Come and listen. What do you have to lose?
If you want to take the next step, we’ll offer affordable, bite-size training courses from introductions to cybersecurity through to deep-dive, hands-on upskilling in different technology areas. We’ll even try to help you get an interview after the training.Learn more about cyber
The Cyber Innovation Hub will unleash the potential of the Cardiff Capital Region, creating a world-class pipeline of new cyber security products, high-growth businesses, and technically-skilled talent.
About Why us?
Through the National Cyber Security Centre, Cardiff University and the University of South Wales are recognised by the UK Government for excellence in cybersecurity research, innovation, and education. We also have strong industry partners – Airbus, CGI and Thales – as well as strong links with schools and colleges across the region.
The Alacrity Foundation have established entrepreneurship and venture building programmes, while Tramshed Tech is a leading co-working space and start-up community in the region, with cybersecurity companies on premises and a commitment to growing technology-driven and cyber enterprise.