Cyber intrusion analyst
Detect breaches in network security, understand alerts and inform incident response team about system breaches.
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
- Typical length
- 24 months
- Current funding band
Up to £18,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
Candidates will usually have A levels, a level 3 apprenticeship or another relevant qualification.
- What apprentices will learn
- an understanding of IT network features and functions
- how to integrate, correlate and understand information from automated tools
- recognise issues within network data structures
- recording and reporting
- analysis of events and issues
- how to research cyber threats and vulnerability
- propose responses to emerging attack techniques
- Networks (knowledge module 1)
- Operating Systems (knowledge module 2)
- Information and Cyber Security Foundations (knowledge module 3)
- Business Processes (knowledge module 4)
- Law, Regulation and Ethics (knowledge module 5) Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
- Professional registration
- Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) Associate Membership
- Entry on to the Register of IT Technicians after demonstrating Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) level 3 professional competence
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.