Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers

Explore key concepts of cybersecurity to teach 14-16 year-old students with this online cybersecurity course supported by Google. Teaching cybersecurity in schools is an important way to help students stay safe while using technology. On this course, teachers will be introduced to the core ideas of cybersecurity that should be taught in the classroom.

Course syllabus:

  1. Core concepts of Cybersecurity

  2. Different types of cyberattacks, such as Social Engineering attacks, Malware, SQL injections, Malicious Bots and physical threats to data, devices and networks

  3. Tools to protect data, devices and networks, like strong passwords, biometrics, 2FA, antivirus software, Firewalls and CAPTCHAs

  4. Cybersecurity approaches such as input sanitisation, well designed security protocols, and Data and Network Access Control systems