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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity A 04217A

Cybersecurity will include topics involving our ever-changing technological environment. Learn how to prevent malicious hackers from getting into information systems, data breaches, layers of security, computer networks, cyber forensics, the process and procedure for securely locking down a computer network. Completion of the Cybersecurity course will lead to numerous industry certifications, entry-level IT jobs, or further enhanced careers in computer information systems, and criminal justice. Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy online and in social media, and why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding. Designed for the project-based learner, Cybersecurity A will include self-paced projects and programs through CISCO and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) which will vary in size and complexity. Opportunities are available for numerous industry certifications through Microsoft IT Specialist, CISCO NetAcadmey, Project Lead The Way, and CompTIA  A+ certification prep. CyberPatriot competitions will be encouraged along with involvement in BPA.  **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology

COURSE NOTE: Combine with completion of 04217B - Cybersecurity B to complete the state-approved formal CTE program for 1.0 fourth-year credit Math or 1.0 exchange credit in Science or World Language or Visual, Performing & Applied Arts. Available for articulated credit through Henry Ford College and Oakland Community College. 
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: C or better in Algebra I and Geometry
COREQUISITE: If you take this course, you must also take 04217B - Cybersecurity B.

Cybersecurity B 04217B

The cybersecurity field is the fastest-growing field in the IT industry today. Students in Cybersecurity B will gain the competitive skills required to administer, analyze, and secure applications, networks, and devices. Through CISCO IOS interfaces, LINUX/UNIX command-line interfaces (CLI). Students will understand concepts that include threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; exploring technology and tools; examining architecture and design; analyzing identity and access management; demonstrating risk management, and examining cryptography and public key management. Designed for the project-based learner, Cybersecurity B will include self-paced projects, laboratory activities, and programs through Project Lead The Way, CISCO Academy, and Computer Forensic Investigative hardware/software varying in scope and complexity, building upon course content from Cybersecurity A. Opportunities available for numerous Industry certifications through Microsoft IT Specialist, CISCO NetAcademy, Cyber Forensics Associate, and CompTIA A+ certification prep. CyberPatriot competitions will be encouraged along with involvement in BPA. **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology

COURSE NOTE: Combine with completion of 04217A - Cybersecurity A to complete the state-approved formal CTE program for 1.0 fourth-year credit Math or 1.0 exchange credit in Science or World Language or Visual, Performing & Applied Arts. Available for articulated credit through Henry Ford CommunityCollege and Oakland Community College. 
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITE: If you take this course, you must also take 04217A - Cybersecurity A