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Unit Overview: Cybersecurity

Lessons:

6 lessons

You and your data

In this lesson, we will explore why our data is valuable to others and why it is important to keep it safe. We will look at what data companies, such as social media platforms, collect about us and what they use it for. We will also look at how the law tries to keep our data safe.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 15m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Social engineering

In this lesson, we will become aware of how humans can be a weak point in the system. We will look at the social engineering tactics deployed by cybercriminals to dupe users into giving away data that could lead to further crime.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 13m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Script kiddies

In this lesson, we will explore the concept of hacking and the techniques used by hackers to exploit computer systems. We will also look at the consequences of hacking and what laws are in place to act as a deterrent.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Under attack

In this lesson, we will apply the knowledge that we have gained in this unit by playing a game called Under Attack where we will have to defend a network from incoming threats. We will also research the available career choices in cyber defence.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 4m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript