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#1399 Extend PENT to level 2 - from Cyber Security Technician Apprenticeship Standard change request accepted

The Cyber Security Technician Apprenticeship standard (Level 3, Standard Reference ST085) enhances the definition of penetration testing at Level 2.

Statements to consider adding: 


  • Contribute to routine threat intelligence gathering tasks.
  •  Monitor and detect potential security threats and escalate in accordance with relevant procedures and standards.

Proposed change applies to Penetration testing

Current status of this request: accepted

What we decided

Accepted into broader review of security skills for SFIA 8.

What we changed

Skills have been updated and added for security including - VUAS, THIN, PENT, SCAD,