Introduction to Cybersecurity

0.5 Unit
Computer Science and Technology
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

This one-semester course is intended to introduce you to the concepts of cybersecurity. This course has 13 lessons and 5 Course Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
In Introduction to Cybersecurity, you will examine key cybersecurity concepts and programs. You will identify the different types of cybersecurity threats and errors. You will explain how to protect your computer system, networks, and data from various cyber attacks. You will describe the process of risk assessment, mitigation, and incident handling. You will examine various laws, standards, and ethical issues related to cybersecurity. Finally, you will explore the career opportunities in the field of cybersecurity.
Your teacher will grade your work on the Course Activities, and you will grade your work on the Lesson Activities by comparing them with the given sample responses. The Course Activities (submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are major components of this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that feature along with the lesson and an end-of-semester test. These tests are a combination of simple multiple-choice questions and technology-enhanced (TE) questions.


  • State Certified


Instructor Embedded Cost: $275

Content Only Cost: See Course Details

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Oklahoma Subject Code: 9530

Course Provider Contact: Sarika Simpson | Academy Director | | 866-890-8153

How To Purchase This Course

Districts wishing to purchase this course should contact the course provider directly (see contact information above) and reference the contract in the "attachments" portion of the page linked here. If you are purchasing an Instructor Embedded course, please note that online instructors need not be certified in the state of Oklahoma. They must be certified to teach the content in at least one state or teach the subject at a college or university. To enroll a student in the course, you will need to obtain from the course provider (a) the instructor’s name; (b) the state through which the instructor is certified, and (c) the instructor’s certification number. If the instructor is employed to teach the subject at a college or university, you will need to obtain that institution’s iPEDS number. This information will be recorded in the SIS when you enroll a student in the course. When enrolling a student in a Content Only course, you must indicate in the SIS the name of the person monitoring the course.