Abby Taylor solves puzzles as a Colt cyber security graduate

Abby Taylor solves puzzles as a Colt cyber security graduate

 September 26, 2022

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Colt's Cyber Security Operations teams work across all levels, recommending secure ways of handling data and information. These teams are vital to the functioning, development and innovation of Colt’s technology services.

The work of Cyber Security experts adds value to the business, strengthens the control environment and helps with the delivery of key IT projects. 

Meet Abby Taylor, a Colt Cyber Security Graduate. She tells her story.

The best year of her life

In Abby's third year of university, she went on a year abroad to California.

"It may sound like a cliché but it was the best year of my life – it shaped what I wanted to do in so many ways," says Abby.

While Abby was in California, she had the opportunity to take modules outside of her Mathematics degree, so she decided to take Cryptography.

"I just loved it. It’s like a big puzzle. When you get to that end goal where you’ve decoded it all and everything makes sense, it’s so satisfying," explains Abby.

Solving a puzzle in her career

Abby describes her job in cyber security at Colt as 'solving a puzzle.'

Abby works to try to understand what hackers will be looking to do and find ways to stop them.

"We’re moving toward harder and harder encryptions and I’m in a team where we research the best encryption methods for Colt. With quantum computers and 5G coming in, it’s an incredibly exciting time to work in the tech space," explains Abby. 

"Our customers are trusting us with their data, so we need a high level of security and it’s all evolving so quickly. Ever since I did that Cryptography module in California, I’ve known that this is where I need to be."

Join Colt as a graduate 

Colt's network of bright, connected minds is transforming the way that the company works at a time of digital transformation.

Colt caters for graduates looking for a career with clear development plans in a global organization.

Help drive Colt's mission to become the most customer oriented business in the industry.

Discover all the exciting job opportunities at Colt.


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