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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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Now that almost every business is dependent on technology in some way, cyber security is becoming vital to the economy. This is especially true where financial transactions and people’s personal data are involved. The consequences of security breaches involving either can be severe for individuals and businesses alike.

Security professionals can now be found at most major organisations, not just technology companies. There are many specialist cybersecurity companies offering specific products or services that can enhance a company’s security profile.

IT Security professionals typically studied computer engineering, programming or another information technology course, before moving on to develop security skills on the job or through further study at postgraduate level. But there are now specific computer security courses offered by universities at undergraduate level for students set on that path.

Occupations in Cybersecurity
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Forensic Computer Analyst

Investigates computer-based crime and gathers evidence to help build a case against suspected individuals or criminal networks.

IT/Cyber Security Specialist

Implements and monitors security protocols at the development stages of software systems, networks and data centres.