Cyber Security Specialists applies the highest level of leadership skills and has a deep understanding of the industry and the implications of emerging technologies for the wider business environment. Specialists also advance the knowledge and/or exploitation of technology within one or more organisations. Develops long-term strategic relationships with customers, partners, industry leaders and government.
Performs an extensive range and variety of complex technical and/or professional work activities. Undertakes work which requires the application of fundamental principles in a wide and often unpredictable range of contexts. Understands the relationship between own specialism and wider customer or organisational requirements.
A specialist must demonstrate the following key skills:
Emerging technology monitoring
The identification of new and emerging hardware, software and communication technologies and products, services, methods and techniques and the assessment of their relevance and potential value as business enablers, improvements in cost/performance or sustainability. The promotion of emerging technology awareness among staff and business management.
Methods and tools
Ensuring that appropriate methods and tools for the planning, development, testing, operation, management and maintenance of systems are adopted and used effectively throughout the organisation.
Contributes to digital forensic investigations. Processes and analyses computer evidence in line with policy, standards and guideline and supports the production of forensics findings and reports. Conducts investigations to correctly gather, analyse and present digital evidence to both business and legal audiences. Collates conclusions and recommendations and presents forensics findings to stakeholders. Contributes to the development of policies, standards and guidelines.