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 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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