Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers

Online Course

Future Learn
Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers

What is the course about?

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers
The course Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers is an online class provided by Raspberry Pi Foundation through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Explore key concepts of cybersecurity to teach 14-16 year-old students with this online cybersecurity course supported by Google.
Course description
  • Improve your students’ knowledge of computer security
  • 3 weeks
  • 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.
  • You will learn the different attacks that individuals and devices are vulnerable to and how to prevent them. You will explore malware, malicious bots, SQL injections, and physical threats to data. You will also build your knowledge of the different tools that protect data and websites. These include strong passwords, biometrics, two-factor authentication, and firewalls.
  • Core concepts of Cybersecurity
  • Different types of cyberattacks, such as Social Engineering attacks, Malware, SQL injections, Malicious Bots and physical threats to data, devices and networks
  • Tools to protect data, devices and networks, like strong passwords, biometrics, 2FA, antivirus software, Firewalls and CAPTCHAs
  • Cybersecurity approaches such as input sanitisation, well designed security protocols, and Data and Network Access Control systems
  • Explain the meanings of terms describing common cyberattacks, such as phishing, pharming, shoulder surfing and blagging
  • Evaluate the strength of a password
  • Explain the protections offered to users by the Misuse of Computer Act
  • Describe different types of cyber attack, such as an “SQL injection attack”, and how these can be protected against or mitigated
  • Classify different types of malware
  • Explain how “anti-virus” software works
  • This course is designed for teachers delivering cybersecurity lessons in the classroom, at a GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation
  • The Raspberry Pi Foundation works to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world, so they are capable of understanding and shaping our increasingly digital world.
  • National Centre for Computing Education
  • National Centre for Computing Education courses

Prerequisites & Facts

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers

Course Topic

Coding & Programming, Cyber Security, IT & Computer Science, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing

University, College, Institution

Raspberry Pi Foundation

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Teachers

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Raspberry Pi Foundation you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Raspberry Pi Foundation
Topic: Coding & Programming, Cyber Security, IT & Computer Science, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing
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