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2019 Skill #16: Information Security

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Skill #16: Information Security

 Understands basic Internet and email safety and follows workplace protocols to maintain the security of information, computers, networks, and facilities

identifying various information types/formats (e.g., paper, electronic)

describing cybersecurity (e.g., risks, threats, vulnerabilities)

using technology ethically (e.g., appropriately using social networks, managing personal information)

abiding by workplace policies (e.g., acceptable use policy [AUP])

protecting confidentiality (e.g., protecting login information and, customer information)

following workplace- security procedures

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CTECS Module

Cyber-Attack Activity

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Resources from our Partners

CTE Resource Center

Internet Safety 101  A comprehensive resource from the We the Parents blog | How to Use Search Engines Effectively: Google and Beyond  Any  novice can perform a keyword search, but this site provides tried and  true methodology behind deeper searching and locating better information  on the Internet. |  Online Safety from Microsoft  This Microsoft YouthSpark Hub site includes information about online safety.  |  Online Safety from USA.gov  This site comes from the Technology Transformation Service of the U.S. General Services Administration.  |  Stop.Think.Connect.  These parent and educator resources are from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  |  U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team
This agency provides advice on how to avoid social engineering and phishing attacks.
 

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Internet Use and Security

An online curriculum for students.
 

More to See, Think About, and Do

Video: Social, Smart, Secure. Tips for Staying Safe Online | Video: Cybersecurity 101