TLM Level 2 Certificate in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics
This qualification is designed for students who have an interest in digital security and the threats to IT systems. It is designed to give them a broad understanding of open systems so that they can then apply these to the understanding of threats to IT systems and how to counter these. It would suit any students interested in working in the growing industry related to cyber security, but also students interested in general employment involving IT, networking professions, infrastructure management and data management.
Cyber threats now affect all aspects of IT and organizations connected to the Internet, which is almost all.
What could this qualification lead to?
It could lead to direct employment in the cybersecurity industry in a junior role or in a Modern Apprenticeship or further study at college or university levels. Will it lead to employment? The amount and complexity of online crime is growing by the day. There are currently nowhere near enough people to deal with it and that will only get worse. The government is putting significant resources into recruiting cyber aware people at all levels of industry. The opportunities for work in IT in relation to this subject area are very strong.