STEM Careers Coalition: Cyber Solutions

How can we ensure that our personal information is secure online?

Students step into the role of a security employee at a technology company and explore the importance of cybersecurity. They will research various measures that contribute to cybersecurity, and they will ultimately create a model that explains these measures to the public in a creative way.

Students will be able to:
• Describe the ways in which
electronic computing and
messaging is essential
to many of our everyday
business, education, and
societal interactions
• Perform research to explain
how cybersecurity systems
assess and improve their
• Design a model of a low-tech
security system and compare
components of this system to
key cybersecurity measures
• Assess another security
design and integrate these
ideas in order to optimize their
own design

Middle School: Grades 6–8
30 minute activity

Technology Topics
Middle School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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