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Munisah Muneer's Teaching Journey


01 June 2021

Munisah Muneer started her teaching career with Box Hill Institute in February 2019. She previously worked for Infosys Technologies as a Systems Engineer after completing her bachelor's degree in electronics and communication engineering at the NMAM Institute of Technology in India.

After moving to Australia to complete her Masters in Network and Security at Monash University, Munisah worked as a Teaching Associate for undergraduate and postgraduate IT courses before coming to Box Hill Institute to teach cyber security. She stays motivated because no day is the same and she never knows what new learning opportunity will knock at her door.

Munisah studied Certificate IV in TAE at Box Hill Institute before becoming a cyber security teacher and enjoyed the support of the teaching and learning team. She said, "I love the fact that they make sure they provide teachers with opportunities for professional development with some of the leading companies like Cisco, SANS, AWS, Splunk, Palo Alto to name a few. Also specific to the subjects you teach to make sure we are current in our approach to impart knowledge and skills to students so that they are job ready when nearing course completion."

One of the highlights of Munisah’s teaching role is her ability to share knowledge with aspiring cyber security analysts of tomorrow. She enjoys witnessing how a student with rich experience in various industries and a student fresh out of high school approach the same problem and observing their thinking processes when arriving at a solution.

For students thinking of enrolling in ICT and cyber security courses at Box Hill Institute, Munisah said you will be in good hands. She said, "The teachers are incredible and have been working in the industry for 10-15 plus years. Their passion for cyber security is unmatched and I don't miss a chance to learn from them."

In the next five years, Munisah aims to continue teaching and to increase knowledge in incident response and digital forensics.