Cybersecurity Essentials 1


Have you or someone you know ever had personal information compromised? This inspiring course covers defensive strategies for computer, mobile device, and network security. You’ll experience a hands-on approach to security strategies, expand your computer and networking security techniques, and improve your problem-solving skills. You will also explore numerous employment opportunities and prepare for one of the fastest-growing industries: cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity Essentials is the third course in the Applied Cybersecurity program of study in the Information Technology career cluster.


Preserving Cybersecurity:

  • Preserving Cybersecurity Checklist
  • Maintaining Cybersecurity
  • Intrusion
  • Cyberattacks
  • Defense Mechanisms
  • Preserving Cybersecurity: Career Connection
  • Preserving Cybersecurity Review and Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Preserving Cybersecurity Exam


  • Vulnerabilities Checklist
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Attack Mechanisms
  • Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Cryptography and Digital Signatures
  • Vulnerabilities: Career Connection
  • Vulnerabilities Exam

Access Control:

  • Access Control Checklist
  • Access Control
  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Access Management
  • Access Control: Career Connection
  • Access Control Review and Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Segment One Exam

Intrusion Detection Systems:

  • Intrusion Detection Systems Checklist
  • IDS Basics
  • IDS Essentials
  • Security Appliances
  • Network Monitoring
  • IDS: Career Connections
  • IDS Project

Network Security:

  • Network Security Checklist
  • Virtual Computing
  •  Social Engineering
  •  Network Design Principles
  • Network Security: Career Connection
  • Network Security Review and Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Network Security Exam

 Cybersecurity and the Workplace:

  • Cybersecurity and the Workplace Checklist
  • Cybersecurity and Workplace Safety
  • Leadership
  • Résumés and Cover Letters
  • Cybersecurity and the Workplace Review and Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Segment Two Exam

Fee Details

Progam Regular
Fee Component  Course Fee
Amount (USD)  $ 558
Description To be paid by the student at the time of Enrollment.

Grade Level

Grade 9, 10, 11, 12







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