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Cybersecurity affects every individual, organization, and nation. This course focuses on the evolving and all-pervasive technological environment with an emphasis on securing personal, organizational, and national information. Students will be introduced to the principles of cybersecurity, explore emerging technologies, examine threats and protective measures, and investigate the diverse high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand career opportunities in the field of cybersecurity.

This course may assist the student in preparing for the following certification examinations, national assessments, or licensure examinations approved by the Virginia Board of Education:

  • Cisco Python Certified Associate Programmer (PCAP) Examination
  • Cloud Essentials Certification Examination
  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification Examination
  • IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Examination
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Examinations
  • Security Pro Certification Assessment
  • Security+ Certification Examination

Hack the Gap: Close the cybersecurity talent gap with interactive tools and data

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