The Basics of Cyber Security

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The Basics of Cyber Security

These four lesson will delve into the core concepts of cyber security confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA). These lessons will include exercises, real-life scenarios, and activities designed to reinforce the aforementioned CIA triad principles to ensure a safe and functional computer system. Topics to be covered include:

  • Risk Management
  • Password Protection
  • The Different Types of Social Engineering Attacks and Threats
  • Encryption and Cryptography 

At the end of this project students will be able to:

  • Identify Risks (and make decisions on how to manage these risk)
  • Create a Strong Password Policy
  • Create a Response Plan to Counter a Social Engineering Attack (in case of an information breach or unauthorized entry)
  • Learn the Process of Encrypting and Decrypting Data and the importance of the process.
  • Share Project
  • Site Guide