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    (Original post by Final Fantasy)
    Mad Vlad, I believe this is your area of expertise?
    Thanks for the nudge
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    (Original post by ahpadt)
    Well, yes. You don't really need a compsci degree if all you're gonna do is mundane IT support work. On the other hand, if you are going to be doing more demanding work which involves lengthy troubleshooting, it can be greatly beneficial to have a scientific background from a hard science like maths, physics, chemistry, engineering etc. You don't get this from other degrees. My boss only employs people with hard science degrees (exceptions would only be if you have real work experience from security agencies etc). Most of my colleagues have MSc/MEng or Phd.
    Surely in the OPs situation there would be a more suitable course aimed at security?

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    (Original post by Souljer)
    Surely in the OPs situation there would be a more suitable course aimed at security?

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    Mad Vlad could prolly fill you in on that. As far as I'm concerned you don't need a super-specialised degree like that to work within cyber security.
 
 
 
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