Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist
Duration 24 months
The broad purpose of the occupation is to apply an understanding of cyber security to protect organisations, systems, information, personal data and people from attacks and unauthorised access.
The CST standard has 3 distinct options:
Cyber Security Engineer
Cyber Risk Analyst
Cyber Defender & Responder
1) The Cyber Security Engineer is the most technology focused role in the occupation and will typically design, build and test secure networks or security products or systems with a particular focus on the security aspects of the design.
2) The Cyber Risk Analyst focuses on risk assessment, analysis and giving advice on risk mitigations. The roles may support formal security governance, regulatory & compliance (GRC).
3) The Cyber Defender & Responder is more operationally focused, configuring and operating secure systems to prevent security breaches or monitoring systems to detect and respond to security breaches.
Potential Job Titles
Cyber Operations Manager
Security Sales Engineer
Cyber Security Specialist
On successful completion of the programme, the apprentice will be awarded with a Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist apprenticeship certificate. They will also be awarded with world-class vendor qualifications.