Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST)
Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST)

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Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST)

2.8 Confessional

This section is part of the amber and green pathways.

It’s time to confess! Think about the following:

  • Has your computer ever been infected with malware?
  • Do you know the name of the malware that was involved?
  • Was it a virus, worm or Trojan?
  • What happened, and what were the consequences?

If you discuss this with others, remember not to share any personal information including the name of the company you work for.

Activity 1 Latest Cyber security breaches

Look up the infographic in the link provided below. The infographic will work best visually on a laptop or a tablet. Now choose any of the data breaches that occurred in the last two years that catches your attention, and answer the following questions.

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  • How many data records were breached?
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  • What was the nature of the attack? (e.g. was it malware, insider job)
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  • What type of data record was lost? (e.g names, addresses, telephone numbers)
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