Cybersecurity

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Course Description

In the online Cybersecurity course, students will learn about the practice of protecting networks, systems, and programs from digital attacks. They will better understand the aim of these attacks, such as destroying information, extorting money and resources, or disrupting business operations. They will learn about the challenges and opportunities that implementing cybersecurity measures can present. As attackers become more innovative, it is more important than ever to have effective cybersecurity channels in place to counter them. Students will learn about countermeasures and role recovery and their integral function in the cybersecurity realm. Additionally, students will learn what makes certain networks and systems more vulnerable to attacks. They will become adept at identifying potential viruses, worms, threats, and malware. The Cybersecurity course acts as a foundation on which to build extensive knowledge about threats to digital security.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity
Module 2: The Basics of Cybersecurity Part I
Module 3: The Basics of Cybersecurity Part II
Module 4: Intrusion and Intrusion Detection Systems Part I
Module 5 Intrusion and Intrusion Detection Systems Part II
Module 6: Intrusion Prevention
Module 7: Social Engineering & Fundamental Security Design Principles
Module 8: Careers in Cybersecurity