Cyber Security Info & Guides

Cyber security is one of the fastest growing areas of work. There are huge numbers of jobs available in the field, it’s super interesting and fast growing, and salaries are far higher than average. But… it’s often difficult to know where to start, and there is much confusing information around. This website aims to help you understand the area, whether it is a career aspiration, or the information is valuable to your studies or your work. is a set of resources, guides and case studies to help individuals and organisations to understand the world of cyber security. By reading through the entire site, you will have a good grounding across most of the field, and certainly have enough knowledge to be able to progress far further.

The site covers a wide variety of areas across ‘technical‘ cyber security, ‘physical‘ cyber security, ‘human‘ cyber security, as well as other areas including governance, and information on one of the fastest-growing and highly interesting areas of work: cyber security careers. is brought to you by Dr Jessica Barker, and dan barker.

Dr Jessica Barker has been named one of the top 20 most influential women in cyber security in the UK. She serves on several boards, including the UK Government Cyber Security Advisory Board (GCAB), ClubCISO (where she is former chair) and BlackHat Europe Executive Summit.


  • Site launch & editing: Lucy Wood, Fern Yates
  • Content editor: Kate Demol

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