Cyber Security Club
Cyber Security Club

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"About 12 Cybersecurity operations are based in San Antonio. More than 80 cyber security focused companies operate out of our city, providing 60,000 jobs in science and technology and 80,000 in the Department of Defense." (CSO "Top 10 global cyber security hubs for 2019") This club will introduce students to basic principles, understandings, and possible careers within this field of study.


Northside Afterschool Enrichment Programs


Badge Type: knowledge

Expected Duration: 12 hours


  1. [required] Students can describe how information travels and processes through computers, electronics, and network systems.
  2. [required] Students can define, give at least 2 examples, and at least 2 uses of viruses and malware.
  3. [required] Students can use critically thinking to apply information learned, and describe at least 3 ways to keep their information safe online.
  4. [required] Students can define and describe the need for encryption and decryption in the technology design process.
  5. [required] Students can name at least 2 professions related to cybersecurity, and list a minimum of 2 components of that job profile and/or educational pathway.
  6. [required] Students understand and can play the card game Cyber play with strategy, creativity, and critical thinking to beat their opponent(s).
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