Cybersecurity Skills Development
If you’re wondering what Canada’s future cybersecurity workforce looks like, you’ve come to the right place.
Introducing TECHNATION’s CareerFinder, Canada’s first real-time labour market tool that features a heatmap of in-demand and emerging skills, a library of cybersecurity job descriptions and training resources to help shape the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
TECHNATION & the Cybersecurity Talent Alliance have the tools to help you find your path and reach your goals.
Cyber risks are the reality for Canadian businesses. Organizations across the country are coping with an increasing number of digital threats.
Canada experienced a spike in cyber threats and ransom attacks during the pandemic in the first half of 2020, highlighting the need for Cyber jobs in all job sectors. Given the extraordinary vulnerability, demand for cybersecurity professionals has never been greater.
Tech, health care, banking, agriculture – you name it, cyber skills are in demand.
A career in cyber isn’t limited to just IT people.
The door is wide open.
Did you know that beyond the traditional IT and related fields, Cybersecurity skills are needed in Management, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Communications Specialists, Policy Analysts, Legal Professionals, Financial and Risk Analysts, HR specializations, among many others.
What Business Area of Cyber Calls You?
To see all roles, visit the Canadian Cybersecurity Skills Framework
Who can work in cyber? Anyone!
You could be in a mid-career transition, new to Canada with a tech background, fresh out of school or planning your post-secondary education.
Literally thousands of roles exist within this dynamic sector, from highly specialized technical careers to non-technical professional roles that support organizational cybersecurity goals.
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program