Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

A comprehensive year-long course geared toward educators teaching high school, technical cybersecurity.

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Average: 4.3 (70 votes)
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Number of Units
6
Subjects
Cybersecurity
Grade Levels
10
11
12
Duration (hours)
180
Overview
CYBER.ORG's Cybersecurity is a comprehensive year-long course geared toward educators teaching high school cybersecurity.

With over a hundred and fifty lesson topics and a plethora of activities, Cybersecurity provides the rigor and relevance expected for top quality cybersecurity education. Not only does Cybersecurity introduce the breadth of cybersecurity concepts and skills, it also prepares students to verify their technical know-how through the CompTIA Security+ certification.

Activities in Cybersecurity are designed for use with a cyber range. Activities and labs are portable and applicable across a variety of classroom lab configurations. It does not require any specific cyber range. All activities are "range agnostic." A cyber range is a virtual lab environment where students are able to simulate cybersecurity scenarios in a safe, protected online environment as they explore the back end of IT systems used by today’s industries.
More than just a course on “how to hack,” Cybersecurity lays a foundation of understanding cyber law and policy, Linux, networking technology basics, risk assessment, cryptography, and a variety of essential cybersecurity tools – all the essential knowledge and skills needed to begin a future in the cyber workforce.
Standard Frameworks
CompTIA SY0-601 Security+ Objectives
Cyber Connections
Cybersecurity
Privacy
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Cyber Hygiene
Digital Citizenship
Laws and Ethics
Cryptography
Networks and Internet
Hardware and Software
Section Title
What You'll Teach
Accordion Items
Title
Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
Content

Overview

In this unit, students will learn to detect and analyze malware and different types of attacks while starting to understand the concepts of penetration and vulnerability testing.

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Title
Architecture and Design
Content

Overview

In this unit, students will learn how to secure environments, especially when dealing with the cloud and hybrid-type models. 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Title
Implementation
Content

Overview

In this unit, students will learn how to implement security concepts, focusing on access management, PKI, wireless, and end-to-end security. 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Title
Operations and Incident Response
Content

Overview

In this unit, students will learn how to respond to incidents, focusing on threat detection, risk mitigation, security controls, and digital forensics. 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Title
Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Content

Overview

In this unit, students will learn how to support organizational risk management and comply with local and national regulations. 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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