2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ITC2075A/ITC2075B Cybersecurity Essentials A

0.5 credit per semester

This specialization combines Cisco's Introduction to Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Essentials courses where students start by exploring the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to them. They learn how to protect their personal data and privacy online and in social media and learn why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding. From there, they develop foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security. Students are introduced to the characteristics of cyber crime, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. Through interactive, multimedia content, lab activities, and multi-industry case studies, students build technical and professional skills to pursue careers in cybersecurity.

Unlimited repeats for subject credit
Double period

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