Cyber Security

Start driving digital transformation by upskilling yourself and your team in Cyber Security.

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“The cyber security space is encountering a rapidly evolving landscape that demands both adaptability and vigilance. The potential to bolster or bypass cyber security measures with AI is transforming the threat landscape, enabling automated attacks to proliferate existing threats more efficiently.

“The key to resilience lies in prioritising security as a critical business investment to protect innovation, and fuel business growth. Every organisation building or consuming AI tech will need AI security and AI governance skilled professionals.”

Richard Beck

Portfolio Director – Cyber

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Master the world of Cyber Security

Apprenticeships

Our Cyber Security apprenticeship offerings equip learners with the real-world context to build information security skills, and keep one step ahead of security threats.

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Instructor-led learning

Led by industry experts, our Cyber Security instructor-led courses are delivered via digital or in-person classroom cohorts, as well as organisation-specific programmes.

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Self-paced learning

Within our 40K+ hours of online content, we have dedicated Cyber Security resources including hands-on labs, certifications and self-paced courses, to enable teams and individuals to continuously upskill at pace.

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Your challenges, our solutions

To deliver learning that works, we start with your priorities

The challenge: The rise of AI will cause a rise in cyber security resources

Cyber security leaders predict over 15% incremental spend on application and data security in response to rising AI adoption.

The solution: Invest in cyber security today to avoid data breaches tomorrow

Organisations building or consuming AI will need AI security and governance skilled professionals. With the largest security training library on the market, and the broadest tailored security pathways, teams have access to all their training needs in one place.

The challenge: Increasing governance, risk & compliance regulations

New regional regulations have risen in response to AI, as has the complexity of compliance efforts and audits.

The solution: Turn compliance complexity into a strategic advantage

See cyber security beyond compliance and as a critical business investment for innovation and growth. We co-create cyber learning pathways to target real organisational goals.

The challenge: The persistent global cyber security skills gap

Cyber security teams and needs are changing drastically, yet cyber security leaders continue to hire for legacy roles and skills.

The solution: Shift efforts to reskill the talent you have

Create a culture of learning and collaboration to deliver effective human risk management. Our world-leading cyber partner ecosystem ensures we deliver security skills the current industry demands.

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Frequently asked questions

Why do Cyber Security training with QA?

We build and deliver more Cyber Security programmes than any other provider. We have more than 25 specialist Cyber Security instructors who, across a range of national programmes, have educated 25,000+ students in the last four years. 

Through the QA Cyber Security portfolio, cyber security professionals can verify their cyber security knowledge and skills and also fulfil their skills requirements for global directives such as, SFIAECSFUK GSPNIST NICE, and the DoD 8570 and DoD8140. 

QA helps deliver Cyber Security programmes for a range of the biggest organisations across the private and public sector, including AtosMinistry of JusticeMinistry of DefenceWomen in Cyber Programme, National Cybercrime programme,  MS Azure Cyber Security Programme and a global Secure Engineering Programme. 

Do you offer Cyber Security solutions beyond traditional training courses?

Yes! The QA Cyber Security practice has an extensive capability providing solutions and services for our clients beyond the traditional training course. Including: 

  • Best practice Cyber Security learning pathways 
  • Workforce competency assessments 
  • Bespoke learning solutions (courses and programmes) 
  • Cyber Security skills assessment & gap analysis 
  • Tailored Cyber Security learning pathways for organisations and teams 
  • Approved skills frameworks, including DoD 8570 & DoD 8140 
  • Multiple gamified learning platforms for simulations and experiential learning 
  • Regional & national Cyber Security competitions 
  • Cyber Security skills Meetups, delivering insights 
  • Award Winning Cyber Security programmes 
  • Extensive 60+ Cyber Security partner learning eco-system 
  • National & international public schedule 
  • Free community resources 

What is the Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 / 8140?

Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 / 8140 requires every full and part-time military service member, defense contractor and civilian employee with privileged access to US Department of Defense information systems (IS) to obtain industry certification credentials that have been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). 

DoD Information Assurance and Cyber Security Personnel must be fully trained and be certified with baseline certification for their job category and level to perform their duties. The training, certification and workforce management requirements of Directive 8570 / 8140 applies to all members of the DoD IA and Cyber Security Personnel workforces including military, civilians, local nationals, non-appropriated fund (NAF) personnel, and contractors. The requirements apply whether the duties are performed full-time, part-time, or as embedded duty. 

An individual needs to obtain only one of the “approved certifications” for his or her category or specialty and level to meet the minimum requirement. QA approved Department of Defense (DoD) courses include: