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Your career as an Ethical Hacker

Discover the educational and skills requirements to becoming an ethical (or “white hat”) hacker. Learn about salary potential, future industry growth, and main areas of employment. Overview Using the same tactics and tools as malicious hackers (or “black hat” hackers), “ethical” hackers break into a business’ network systems, pinpointing its vulnerabilities and weaknesses in order […]

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What you can do with a Diploma of Information Technology

Australia’s tech field is in bloom more than ever, with surging gains in both its employment and education sectors. Just last year, the Department of Education recorded Information Technology among the top four fields to experience the strongest growth in applications, ranking fourth under Architecture and Building, Natural and Physical Sciences, and Society and Culture. […]

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YOUR CAREER AS AN ICT SUPPORT OFFICER

Discover the education and skills requirements to pursue a career as an ICT support officer. Learn about industry growth, salary potential, and employment opportunities within Australia. Overview ICT support officers assist with the installation, operation, management, and maintenance of a business’ ICT systems – including computers, software, and communication and network technologies. They perform front-line […]

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7 benefits of online learning that may change your perspective

Online learning has become a mainstay in Australia’s educational landscape, with the nation hosting more than 1,000 online education providers, contributing over $3 billion in annual revenue. Globally, the industry is set to deliver over $37 billion (US dollars) by the end of the year. Though an innovative approach to academia and professional training, potential […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from the CEO

I wanted to provide an update given the rapidly changing landscape in respect to the Coronavirus. As the coronavirus outbreak dominates headlines globally, we continue to closely monitor the situation, but rest assured there will be no impact to students at the Australian Institute of ICT. Given the online nature of our courses, we don’t […]

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Your career as a Penetration Tester

Learn about the daily duties and required skills of penetration testers. Discover information on industry growth, salary range, and employment opportunities. Overview Penetration testers fall under the category of “ethical hackers”. In contrast to the latter’s broad spectrum of tasks, however, penetration testers are focused on assessing the security measures of a specific area in […]

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Learn to do cybersecurity like a professional

Cybersecurity has risen to staggering prominence in Australia’s IT field; earning the economy an annual revenue of $2.2 billion – a number that’s set to triple in the coming years to 2026. Our external spending is even higher, hitting nearly $4 billion in 2019 alone. The industry’s rapid expansion has placed professionals in high demand, […]

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Your career as an ICT Systems Manager

Explore the required skills and education to pursue the role of an ICT systems manager. Learn about industry growth, employment opportunities, and salary potential. Overview ICT systems managers perform the necessary tasks to design, modify, support, and maintain a business’ IT networks and software. They ensure all infrastructures are fully functional and up-to-date, and that […]

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Why is everyone talking about cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity – a rapidly growing sector forecasted to hit $6 billion by 2026 in Australia alone, and over $350 billion worldwide. It’s the latest topic among IT experts and business owners alike, with constant developments and evolving strategies to combat the rising trends of online crime. But why the sudden surge in cybersecurity awareness? What’s […]

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7 awesome things you can learn from studying ICT

ICT (short for “Information Communication Technology”) refers to our everyday use of communicative and data processing technologies. Whether it’s using our laptop to send an e-mail, our phone to make a video call, or simply surfing through the internet – all such activities rely on basic ICT skills and related devices to perform successfully. With […]

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