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Cyber Security

Unit Objectives

To understand common types of computer crime, email scams and fraudulent emails.  To understand how to avoid some of these security risks

To understand how to report and avoid detailed security risks with using computers and the internet.  




Assessment is via an end of unit test. Covering the following areas:

  • Phishing emails

  • Fraudulent emails

  • Genuine and fake websites

  • Computer misuse act

  • Copyright

  • Hackers

  • Viruses

  • Malware

  • Passwords

  • Data protection

  • Criminal Misuse Act

  • Data Protection Act

  • Health and Safety

  • Disposing of computing equipment