(K-12) Cybersecurity Education Program: Securing the Human

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(K-12) Cybersecurity Education Program: Securing the Human

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The Canvas Network sets itself apart from other education providers by making learning current and directly relevant to you. For example, the network uses the AMC hit TV series "The Walking Dead" to teach lessons in survival, science and society. Looking to advance your business career even further? Learn from knowledgeable professors like Kirk O. Hanson. Hanson has 23 years of experience teaching business ethics and is the executive director for the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. Learn about large events like the Olympics with professor Mark Wilson, who has visited eight world's fairs and two Olympics. The Canvas Network leaves behind the “one-size-fits-all” approach to online learning and offers classes taught by outstanding professors with course material that is made relevant to today's society.

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Course Description

Geared for California's K-12 public education employees, this course provides an engaging, high-quality, video-driven curriculum designed to teach how learners can better defend their local education agencies and their own families from cyber threats. According to the National Security Agency and dozens of other credible sources, 75%-91% of hackers target human behavior, not networks and technologies. This course will teach you HOW they take advantage of us and WHAT you can do to minimize the risks.

Objectives

Recognize, avert, and report security threats inherent in various communication conventions. Topics presented include:

  • How to protect your children, personal computer, and your home network.
  • Browsing traps.
  • Email, phishing, and mobile messaging traps.
  • Password hygiene.
  • Social engineering.
  • Social network threats.
  • Mobile device security.
  • Data security and destruction.
  • Encryption basics.
  • ...

Geared for California's K-12 public education employees, this course provides an engaging, high-quality, video-driven curriculum designed to teach how learners can better defend their local education agencies and their own families from cyber threats. According to the National Security Agency and dozens of other credible sources, 75%-91% of hackers target human behavior, not networks and technologies. This course will teach you HOW they take advantage of us and WHAT you can do to minimize the risks.

Objectives

Recognize, avert, and report security threats inherent in various communication conventions. Topics presented include:

  • How to protect your children, personal computer, and your home network.
  • Browsing traps.
  • Email, phishing, and mobile messaging traps.
  • Password hygiene.
  • Social engineering.
  • Social network threats.
  • Mobile device security.
  • Data security and destruction.
  • Encryption basics.
  • Cloud services threats.
  • How to know if you’re hacked.
  • Understanding Wi-Fi hacks.
  • Privacy law.
  • Data retention in the work place.

Target Audience: All California K-12 local education agency (district) employees.


Requirement: California K-12 local education agency employees must register with their institutional email address to receive credit.


Course is offered by the K-12 High Speed Network.

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