Intro to Cybersecurity

Intro to Cybersecurity

In the 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.

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What You’ll Learn
Associated Careers
  • Various elements that make up the U.S. security taxonomy
  • Basic categories of vulnerabilities associated with cybersecurity
  • Intrusion, intrusion detection systems, and prevention
  • Social engineering and its fundamental role in cybersecurity
  • And more…
  • Security software developer
  • Security consultant
  • Information security analyst
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Computer forensic analyst
  • And many more…


What You’ll Create
Associated 21st-Century Skills
  • A report on cyberattacks and how the industry has changed over the last 15 years
  • Lists of IDS components and types of hackers
  • A report talking about various intrusion prevention techniques
  • A presentation applying what you have learned about the cybersecurity industry and related careers
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Problem-solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Presentation skills


System/Equipment Requirements
  • A general word processing program (Word, Google Doc, etc.)


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