Security Fundamentals A/B

Security Fundamentals is designed to enable students at the high school level to develop the critical skills and knowledge necessary for careers in cybersecurity. Students will learn about the basic concepts of cybersecurity, basic computer components, file management, types of networks, Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, network protocols, and IP addresses.

This course then covers security threats, prevention methods, and legal and ethical issues in cybersecurity. After gaining an understanding of security agencies, security topologies, quality control systems, and physical security devices, students will explore securing network devices, data security, data backup and recovery, and risk management.