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8525 Unit 6: Cyber security

Specification 8525 from 2020 - Paper 2

 
Unplugged Unit
Perfect for lessons away from computers or workshops.
6

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Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1 Cyber security threats
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  • Lesson 2 Social engineering
  • Lesson 3 Malicious code
  • Lesson 4 Detecting and preventing cyber security threats
  • Lesson 5 Assessment

There are 4 worksheets, 4 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

Summary

This short unit covers everything in Section 3.6 of the AQA 8525 specification. It begins by examining the threats to, and vulnerabilities of networks, computers and programs including the concept of social engineering. Various forms of malicious code and its effects are covered. The unit concludes with a lesson on the detection and prevention of cyber security threats.

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The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the AQA 8525 Computer Science GCSE. Each unit contains:

  • PowerPoint slides for each topic
  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
  • Other material and links to online resources

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Inside the Unit...

  • Download Free Sample 9.0mb

    Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1 Cyber security threats
    • Download sample lesson above
    • Lesson 2 Social engineering
    • Lesson 3 Malicious code
    • Lesson 4 Detecting and preventing cyber security threats
    • Lesson 5 Assessment

    There are 4 worksheets, 4 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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