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

Week 8: Managing security risks

Introduction

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CORY DOCTOROW
Welcome to the final week of the course. Over the past 7 weeks we've explored different information security threats, together with the actions you can take to prevent these threats from causing harm to your digital life. We've looked at some key technologies such as networking and cryptography that underpin the activities we carry out online. We've looked at what can be done in the event of an attack from both a technological and legal standpoint.
Now we'll focus on how to assess the security risks associated with your digital life, so that you can effectively plan to protect yourself from attacks. You'll also have the opportunity to review your information security practises and review on how these might have changed as a result of what you've learned.
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Cory introduces the final week of the course.

Over the past seven weeks, we have explored different cyber security threats together with actions we can take to prevent these threats from causing harm to our digital lives.

This final week of the course focuses on how to assess the security risks associated with your digital life so that you can effectively plan to protect yourself from attacks.

Week 8 game – Moon Mission

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Week 8 game – Moon Mission (open this link in a new tab/window so you can come back here easily after playing the game) [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

A note on learning pathways

Learning pathways are a recommendation only – you may choose to follow your own learning pathway and complete all sections, if you feel this will help you to complete the end of week quiz successfully.

Please note:

  • The Amber pathway includes the extended topics of the week.
  • The Green Pathway does NOT include the extended topics of the week.
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