Cyber-security is the protection of systems, networks, programs, devices and data from digital attacks, known as cyber-attacks. Cyber-attacks are usually designed to damage or destroy sensitive information, extract money from users or disrupt normal business processes.Read more
Cyber-security is becoming an increasingly important issue for every organisation as a result of our increasing use of technology and the growing frequency of cyber-attacks. This means businesses and government agencies face constant threats to their financial information, customer data, and military and trade secrets. Finance and accountancy professional’s provide valuable knowledge of the financial and non-financial risks, regulation and compliance requirements and therefore the internal controls required by an organisation.
Specialists in cyber-security use a range of technologies and processes to detect, prevent and manage cyber-attacks and protect a company’s online data. Cyber-security careers are complex and varied and specialists in this area are very highly sought-after professionals in the technology sector
Within this area there are a number of key roles. A couple of examples include specialists in banking (cyber risk) and technology risk (cyber).