Cybersecurity is an essential element of computer networks nowadays, and computer forensics involves working in data analysis and tracking intrusions into computer systems, while monitoring the security of online networks.
As part of our STEM online careers week we’ve been taking your questions about careers and working in cybsersecurity and computer forensics.
Californian Shaun Shuck began his career with Cisco in the United States before moving to Ireland. He had studied Political Science but found his niche in business development and sales.
- Shaun Shuck
- Enterprise Account Manager
Shaun Shuck might have been having a busy year working on the US Presidential election but after he studied Political Science at the University of San Diego, a suggestion from his mother changed his life.
“My mom sent me down a Time magazine cover that said ‘The Cisco Kid’ and it was about the CEO of Cisco. This article was very engaging, it sucked you in and made you kind of want to work for a company that was so innovative and actually impacted customers – the world, people – so much. I had a cousin that worked for Cisco and that kind of spurred that conversation. Next thing you know it, I was learning about widgets and bits and bytes in an engineering and sales programme for Cisco. It was a really different career path than what I had prepared for.”
Read why Shaun loves the industry