Friday, November 27, 2020

One of Australia’s top cyber security experts, on why the industry needs you

One of Australia’s top cyber security experts, Paul Haskell-Dowland, gives us the lowdown on the world’s massive skills shortage in cyber security – and why that means big career potential. 
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5 myth-busting cyber security careers

Forget what you think you know about a career in cyber security! These five real-life cyber security pros are spilling the facts... and there's hardly a hoodie in sight!

How not to overshare online

The lowdown on what’s OK to post on socials and what you should keep to yourself.

From bugs to smishing: Inside the Schools Cyber Security Challenges

From social media sleuthing to crafty cryptography, the Schools Cyber Security Challenges help students gain skills and knowledge about cyber security practices and principles.
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From the navy to cyber security: 5-minute Q&A

Interested in a career in cyber security? We chatted to Nicholas Desilas who studied a Cert IV in engineering at TAFE before spending 10 years in the navy and now has a successful career in the cyber security industry, as Strategic Relationship Representative at global cyber security leader, Palo Alto Networks.
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Discount to retrain in fast-growing tech industries

Get skills to move into new high growth jobs and study discounts for unemployed workers to retrain in fast-growing tech industries.
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Free coding resources for online learning

Co-author of the Digital Technologies Curriculum and Grok Learning Founder James Curran talks free coding tools for online learning from preschool to uni.
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Fighting cyber warfare is a full time defence job

Australia’s defence force is winning the race to patch vulnerable code and detect software bugs before they bite.

3 major market trends shaking up cybersecurity jobs in 2020

Connected homes, cloud computing and Ecommerce growth are just some of the market trends creating cutting-edge cybersecurity careers for tech grads this year.
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What tech jobs can I get at a bank?

Thinking of studying computer science, but not sure where your degree could take you? These 5 computer science grads all work at Australia's biggest bank.
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Your 6-day guide to staying safe online

The Australian Cyber Security Centre recommends six steps to staying safe online, one day at a time.
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What jobs are there in cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is a booming career area that helps us stay safe online. Here’s why it’s such a big deal right now. 

5 study pathway quizzes to take while you wait for ATAR results

The following five quizzes will help you prep for tertiary study

Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

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Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline. A program in which educators and industry work together to help women gain in-demand skills is one piece in the puzzle.

Talented, much? This year’s Eureka Prize winners are next level

The 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners have been announced in a live, virtual awards show broadcast from the Australian Museum.