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Quiz: Which cyber security job is for you?

Cyber security careers

With so many jobs in the cyber security sector, it’s important to find a compatible fit

In our increasingly connected and digital world, cyber security is everyone’s business. If you’re wondering where you might land a job after skilling up in this exciting and in-demand sector, you might be surprised how many opportunities there are!

Employers and diverse and unexpected – and Commonwealth Bank has loads of opportunities for tech graduates keen to specialise in tracking down cyber criminals.

Forget what you thought you knew about working at a Bank! In their graduate program you can focus exclusively on one passion, like Cyber, or take the path to try your hand at everything across Engineering and Data Science. 

Cyber statistics

The need for cyber talent is sky-high – with plenty of career opportunities (and perks) for people with the right skills. But don’t just take our word for it! Here are the numbers – taken straight from our Cyber Security issue:

  • $15.7 billion generated in cyber security revenue in 2019-20
  • 17,000 more jobs in cyber predicted by 2026
  • $7.6 billion predicted to be spent annually on cyber in Australia by 2024
  • 67,500 Cyber crimes reported to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in 2020-21
  • $33 billion Losses resulting from cyber crime in 2020-21
  • $9.9 billion towards ramping up Australia’s cyber security capabilities in the 2022
    Federal Budget
  • 2022 The year Australia became the first-ever G20 nation with a dedicated Minister for Cyber Security, Clare O’Neil
  • 25% of Australia’s cyber security workforce are women – almost twice as high as the global average, but with room for improvement!
  • 57% of businesses report having trouble finding skilled cyber security staff

This quiz is sponsored by Commonwealth Bank and originally published in Careers with STEM: Cyber Security – the flip cover to Careers with STEM: Technology. Order a print copy here or read the e-mag for free

Careers with STEM: Cyber Security


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