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Crash Course Computer Science #31: Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity is a set of techniques to protect the secrecy, integrity, and availability. This episode discusses these three goals and talk through some strategies we use like passwords, biometrics, and access privileges to keep our information as secure, but also as accessible as possible. From massive Denial of Service, or DoS attacks, to malware and brute force password cracking there are a lot of ways for hackers to gain access to your data, so we’ll also discuss some strategies like creating strong passwords, and , to keep your information safe.

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Social Engineering

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This lesson is designed to teach students about social engineering threats and how to protect against them. Please see attached Social Engineering Lesson Plan document for more. Note that this activity may take longer with younger students. 

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Randy Tucker