Free Online Introductory Course to Cybersecurity for Teachers
Explore key concepts of cybersecurity to teach students aged 14 to 16 with this online cybersecurity course supported by Google.
Improve your students’ knowledge of computer security
Teaching cybersecurity in schools is an important way to help students stay safe while using technology. In this course, teachers will be introduced to the core ideas of cybersecurity that should be taught in the classroom.
You will learn the different attacks that individuals and devices are vulnerable to and how to prevent them. You will explore malware, malicious bots, SQL injections, and physical threats to data. You will also build your knowledge of the different tools that protect data and websites. These include strong passwords, biometrics, two-factor authentication, and firewalls.
What topics will you cover?
- Core concepts of Cybersecurity
- Different types of cyberattacks, such as Social Engineering attacks, Malware, SQL injections, Malicious Bots and physical threats to data, devices and networks
- Tools to protect data, devices and networks, like strong passwords, biometrics, 2FA, antivirus software, Firewalls and CAPTCHAs
- Cybersecurity approaches such as input sanitisation, well-designed security protocols, and Data and Network Access Control systems
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teachers delivering cybersecurity lessons in the classroom, at a GCSE level or equivalent.
Originally posted 2021-07-07 22:33:24.