Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Understanding the interconnectedness of devices and how to protect them.

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Number of Units
6
Subjects
Cybersecurity
Grade Levels
10
11
12
Overview
Cybersecurity lays a foundation of understanding cyber law and policy, Linux, networking technology basics, risk assessment, cryptography, and a variety of cybersecurity tools – all the essential knowledge and skills needed to begin a future in the cybersecurity workforce. Not only does Cybersecurity introduce the breadth of cybersecurity concepts and skills to students, it also prepares them to verify their technical know-how through the CompTIA Security+ certification.
Standard Frameworks
CompTIA Security+ Objectives
Cyber Connections
Cybersecurity
Privacy
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Cyber Hygiene
Digital Citizenship
Laws and Ethics
Cryptography
Networks and Internet
Hardware and Software
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Units
Accordion Items
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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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Technologies and Tools
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Overview

In this unit, students will learn to utilize hardware and software network components to assess and troubleshoot issues to support organizational security. 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Architecture and Design
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Overview

In this unit, students will work with secure network concepts and how systems are designed 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Title
Identity and Access Management
Content

Overview

In this unit, students will learn how to install and configure identity and access services as well as management controls 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Risk Management
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Overview

In this unit, students will implement and summarize risk management best practices 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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Title
Cryptography and PKI
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Overview

In this unit, students will learn how to install and configure wireless security settings and implement PKI 

Grade Level

10, 11, 12

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