Diversifying the Disruption: How to Improve Diversity in Cyber Security



26 Oct 2018


coding starters


3 minute read

Coder Academy has always been passionate about diversifying the tech industry, both by providing Women in Tech Scholarships for our popular Fast Track and GenTech Coding Boot Camps through to working with industry partners like Vodafone, MYOB, Mamamia, Commonwealth Bank, Gumtree Australia, and more to offer focused training for women and girls in corporate and school settings.

It has been reported that only 11% of cyber security roles globally are held by women. That’s why we are delighted to announce that we are offering five Diversity Scholarships to eligible candidates from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds to our industry leading Cyber Security Bootcamp. The scholarships are worth $5000 each for students with a background in IT who are ready to take on the challenge of this intensive, industry focused and accredited 28 week bootcamp to advance their career in Cyber Security.

Cyber Security is one of the fastest growing professions globally, with over 1 million open positions — and counting — due to a lack of skilled, qualified personnel. With the number of data breaches, malware samples and hackers growing every year, the industry is frantically trying to employ experts who can defend against this new wave of cyber-crime. With estimates of 3.5 million unfilled cyber jobs by 2021, now is the perfect time to be trained or upskilled into a high paying, vitally important position.  

Launching at our Melbourne Campus in mid November, this is an incredible opportunity for anyone with an IT background looking to grow their career in a totally new direction.

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Coder Academy's mission is to reduce inequality and drive innovation via high-quality technology training. Known for operating Australia’s only accredited coding bootcamps for students wishing to pursue careers as web developers, amongst many other programs for people of all ages, Coder Academy provides a unique, innovative, and industry-driven educational experience. Through a variety of offerings in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Coder Academy equips Australians with the in-demand coding and technology skills they'll need to tackle the future of work.

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Want to become a junior developer? At Coder Academy we have Australia's first and only accredited fast-track coding bootcamp that will set you up for a new career in tech. Our immersive course helps students acquire in-demand skills through hands on, project-based training by industry experts over six months.

Now enrolling domestic & international students in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane! Study now, pay later with FEE-HELP! 

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