Erik Amerikaner
2 years ago
Last Updated
1 week ago
What is Cybersecurity in 2017?
Why is it important to my Digital Citizenship?

Students will become familiar with the Cybersecurity world and how this affects their digital and technology lives. Cybersecurity awareness is required for effective digital citizenship in the 21st century. This introductory lesson focuses on cyber-hacks that are in the news. Students will research current cyber events and demonstrate their understanding using research reports, oral and presentation modalities.

This journey of four lessons will take students to history of Cybersecurity, virtual field trips, global impact of Cybersecurity and education and certifications required to pursue a career in Cybersecurity.

This unit is brought to you by Erik Amerikaner (CTE) with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by the Course Team Lead Gayle Nicholls-Ali.


Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Information Support and Services
    • Networking
K-12 Subjects
  • Technology Education
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

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