The links below are relevant to your subject area and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities. You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied.
To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs
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Prospects Graduate Careers Website
- Job Sectors – A comprehensive career guide to jobs in a specific sector, and practical information on finding a job in your chosen area.
- Job Profiles – Search A-Z of job profiles or view job categories – includes typical employers and vacancy sources. See Prospects job profile – Information Security Specialist
- Options with your subject – Explore options with your degree and in related subjects.
- Job Vacancies – Search graduate jobs, graduate schemes, internships and work experience opportunities with graduate employers.
e-skills – cyber security careers – Career Analysis into Cyber Security new and evolving occupations
Prospects Feature 'A Career in Cyber Security’ – Find out about the growing sector of cyber security
Computer Forensics/Network Security
Computer forensics is essentially about data recovery, but rather than just recovering lost or hidden data from computers or digital storage media doing it in a way that preserves it and audit trail which could be used in legal or civil proceedings.
Security is about maintaining the integrity of systems to make sure the data in them is safe i.e. keeping it locked up safe from those who might want to steal or corrupt it. There are lots of different types of role within this kind of field including PEN testing companies who will test peoples systems for them.
BCS The Chartered Institute for IT – BCS Information Security Specialist Group, listing of typical roles within this specialism
Techno jobs – careers advice http://www.technojobs.co.uk/info/career-advice – includes IT security, qualifications and training.
CW Jobs – Search IT jobs by sector and location.
Cyber Security Challenge – View Careers section for information on typical roles within cyber security
Inside Careers – Hot Topics – cyber security http://www.insidecareers.co.uk/professions/it/advice/hot-topics/cyber-security/ – find out about current trends and careers information.
Kent University Careers Service – Forensic Computing – a guide produced by Kent University Careers Service on Biometrics, Forensic Computing Computer Security and Cryptography Careers.
The National Crime Agency careers – The NCA tackles serious and organised crime impacting on the UK. Search information on the National Cyber Crime Unit
Cyber security – what are the hot skills right now? Find out where the cyber security jobs are, typical employers and the skills required.
Jobs & Work Experience
Log in to Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.
Computer Forensic Jobs– Links to digital forensic jobs.
Cyber Security Jobsite – search by job type and location
Also view Careers in …Computing
Employers in Wales/UK – Computer Forensics/Network Security
3EF – a digital forensics and data recovery company.
A2Z Computing – a Newport based company that provide data recovery services
Advanced Secure Technologies, Cardiff (Security)
Advanced Secure Technologies – based in Cardiff, specialises in document fraud prevention
Alert Logic – a Cardiff based company that specialises in security and compliance for the cloud
Athena Forensics – a Cardiff based company specialising in Computer Forensics, Mobile Phone Forensics, Cell Site Analysis and Expert Witness Services.
BCSrecruit.com – the official jobsite for the BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT.
C3IA – a specialist in cyber security.
CCL Forensics – supplier of digital forensics, including: computer forensics, mobile phone forensics and cell site analysis services, e-disclosure and forensic data collections services.
CGI – find out about cyber security opportunities with CGI
CY40R – firm providing expertise in digital forensics, eDisclosure and information security.
Evidence Matters – a digital forensics company that specialises in criminal defence cases.
Field Associates – provides digital forensics, expert witness services, network security and data protection services (offices in Bridgend, Birmingham and London)
Forensic Resources – a Cardiff based forensic analysis and expert witness company
Forensic Focus -Jobs – Digital Forensics Job Vacancies Forum
IntaForensics – a provider of Digital Forensic Services within the UK.
IT Security Jobs – Technojobs is a leading job board with over 20,000 new IT and Technical jobs posted monthly and 500,000 registered candidates.
ITSUS Consulting – Cardiff based company specialising in cyber & intelligence, testing & evaluation and system integration work.
GCHQ – GCHQ is a security and intelligence organisation tasked by Government to protect the nation from threats.
Krypsys – an information security company with a focus on helping you defend your information and data against emerging security threats.
Net Consulting – a leading IT consultancy specialising in Performance Management, Cyber Security and Managed Services (based in Cardiff)
Pen Test Partners.com – Penetration testing and security services specialties include: Penetration Testing, Web Application Testing, SCADA, Cisco, Reverse Engineering, Ethical Hacking
PGI Cyber Academy – offers cyber security training for business and government professionals.
Signal Networks – provide IT security , IT consultancy and Cloud integration services to our global clients from our headquarters in Bristol and offices in London
STEM Graduates – Specialised careers site for students studying Science, IT, Engineering and Maths subjects. Includes jobs with an immediate start and graduate schemes.
STEM Women – Promoting Opportunities, Employers and Events to Female Students (and Graduates) studying STEM subjects.
Sytech consultants – specialists in all areas of digital forensics – view ‘Employment’.
Top Engineer – Search engineering jobs by sector and location.
ZentekForensics – a specialist in digital forensics – view ‘Careers’.