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Georgia Advanced Cybersecurity Standards Mapping

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Advanced Cybersecurity

76 Standards in this Framework 58 Standards Mapped 76% Mapped to Course


Standard Lessons
IT-ACS-1.1 Communicate effectively through writing, speaking, listening, reading, and interpersonal abilities.
  1. 2.1 Project: Steganography
  2. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  3. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  4. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
  5. 9.1 The Game of Risk
IT-ACS-1.2 Demonstrate creativity by asking challenging questions and applying innovative procedures and methods.
  1. 2.1 Project: Steganography
  2. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  3. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  4. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
  5. 9.1 The Game of Risk
IT-ACS-1.3 Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to locate, analyze and apply information in career planning and employment situations.
  1. 2.1 Project: Steganography
  2. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  3. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  4. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
  5. 9.1 The Game of Risk
IT-ACS-1.4 Model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management, and respect for diversity.
  1. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  2. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  3. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
  4. 9.1 The Game of Risk
IT-ACS-1.5 Apply the appropriate skill sets to be productive in a changing, technological, diverse workplace to be able to work independently and apply team work skills.
  1. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  2. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  3. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
  4. 9.1 The Game of Risk
IT-ACS-1.6 Present a professional image through appearance, behavior and language.
  1. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  2. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  3. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
  4. 9.1 The Game of Risk
IT-ACS-2.1 Describe the threats to a computer network, methods of avoiding attacks, and options in dealing with virus attacks.
  1. 5.1 Network Attacks
  2. 5.2 Malware Types and Prevention
  3. 5.3 Common Network Attacks
  4. 5.4 Additional Attacks
  5. 5.5 Cross-site Scripting
  6. 5.6 Internal Threats
  7. 8.2 Assessing Risks
IT-ACS-2.2 Investigate potential abuse and unethical uses of computers and networks.
  1. 5.1 Network Attacks
  2. 5.2 Malware Types and Prevention
  3. 5.3 Common Network Attacks
  4. 5.4 Additional Attacks
  5. 5.5 Cross-site Scripting
  6. 5.6 Internal Threats
  7. 8.2 Assessing Risks
IT-ACS-2.3 Explain the consequences of illegal, social, and unethical uses of information technologies (e.g., piracy; illegal downloading; licensing infringement; inappropriate uses of software, hardware, and mobile devices).
  1. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
IT-ACS-2.4 Differentiate between freeware, shareware, and public domain software copyrights
  1. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
IT-ACS-2.5 Discuss computer crimes, terms of use, and legal issues such as copyright laws, fair use laws, and ethics pertaining to scanned and downloaded clip art images, photographs, documents, video, recorded sounds and music, trademarks, and other elements for use in Web publications
  1. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
IT-ACS-2.6 Identify netiquette including the use of e-mail, social networking, blogs, texting, and chatting.
  1. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  2. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
IT-ACS-2.7 Explain proper netiquette, including the use of e-mail, social networking, blogs, texting, and chatting.
  1. 4.1 Communication is Key!
  2. 4.2 Building a Knowledge Base
IT-ACS-2.8 Discuss the importance of cyber safety and the impact of cyber bullying.
IT-ACS-3.1 Analyze and differentiate among types of malware.
  1. 5.2 Malware Types and Prevention
IT-ACS-3.2 Identify malware code, including strings.
IT-ACS-3.3 Demonstrate skill in handling malware. [NICE 153]
  1. 5.2 Malware Types and Prevention
IT-ACS-3.4 Demonstrate skill in preserving evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards. [NICE 217].
IT-ACS-4.1 Analyze and differentiate among types of network attacks (e.g., virus, worms, trojans, unpatched software, password cracking, advanced persistent threats, etc.).
  1. 5.1 Network Attacks
  2. 5.3 Common Network Attacks
  3. 5.4 Additional Attacks
IT-ACS-4.2 Distinguish between different social engineering attacks (e.g., baiting, phishing/spear phishing, pretexting/ blagging, tailgating, quid pro quo, etc.).
  1. 5.2 Malware Types and Prevention
  2. 5.4 Additional Attacks
  3. 8.4 Penetration Testing
IT-ACS-4.3 Distinguish between reconnaissance/footprinting, infiltration, network breach, network exploitation, and attack for effects (e.g., deceive, disrupt, degrade, and destroy).
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
  2. 8.4 Penetration Testing
IT-ACS-4.4 Demonstrate an understanding of DoS/DDoS, session hijacking, HTTP spoofing, DNS attacks, switch attacks, man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks, and cross site scripting, and drive-by-attacks.
  1. 1.7 Digital Certificates
  2. 5.1 Network Attacks
  3. 5.4 Additional Attacks
  4. 5.5 Cross-site Scripting
IT-ACS-5.1 Use and apply appropriate cryptographic tools and products.
  1. 1.2 Encryption Algorithms
  2. 1.3 Advanced Cryptography
  3. 1.4 Hash Functions
  4. 1.5 Hash Function Development
  5. 1.6 Asymmetric Encryption
  6. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-5.2 Explain the core concepts of Public Key Infrastructure
  1. 1.3 Advanced Cryptography
  2. 1.6 Asymmetric Encryption
  3. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-5.3 Demonstrate knowledge of network access, identity, and access management (e.g., public key infrastructure [PKI]) and implement PKI, certificate management, and associated components. [NICE 79].
  1. 1.3 Advanced Cryptography
  2. 1.7 Digital Certificates
  3. 3.6 Access Control
IT-ACS-5.4 Install and configure Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) and send/receive PGP encrypted email.
  1. 3.3 Protocols and Standards
IT-ACS-5.5 Install and view a digital certificate
  1. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-5.6 Understand and master process to enroll for digital certificates.
  1. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-5.7 Renew, revoke, backup, and restore public and private key certificates.
  1. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-5.8 Install and secure a Certificate Authority (CA)
  1. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-5.9 Backup and restore a Certificate Authority (CA).
  1. 1.7 Digital Certificates
IT-ACS-6.1 Implement wireless networks in a secure manner.
  1. 3.3 Protocols and Standards
IT-ACS-6.2 Analyze and differentiate among types of wireless attacks.
  1. 5.1 Network Attacks
IT-ACS-6.3 Configure a wireless Access Point (WPA, WPA-2).
IT-ACS-6.4 Demonstrate use of InSSIDer and Netstumbler on wireless communications.
IT-ACS-6.5 Change the power level of a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Access Point.
IT-ACS-6.6 Demonstrate knowledge of Virtual Private Network (VPN) security and configure Virtual Private Network (VPN). [NICE 148]
  1. 3.4 Private Networks
IT-ACS-6.7 Demonstrate knowledge of remote access policy Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).
  1. 3.4 Private Networks
IT-ACS-7.1 Explain the impact and proper use of environmental controls.
  1. 3.2 Environmental Controls
IT-ACS-7.2 Explain the importance of security-related awareness and training.
  1. 5.6 Internal Threats
IT-ACS-7.3 Install environmental controls through Basic Input/Output System (BIOS).
  1. 3.2 Environmental Controls
  2. 5.6 Internal Threats
IT-ACS-7.4 Write organizational security policies (email, wireless, etc.).
  1. 7.1 Level 1: Entry Event
  2. 7.2 Level 2: User Training
  3. 7.3 Level 3: Incident Response
  4. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
  5. 7.5 Level 5: Change Management
IT-ACS-8.1 Demonstrate knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies. [NICE 61]
  1. 7.3 Level 3: Incident Response
IT-ACS-8.2 Demonstrate knowledge of incident categories, incident responses, and timelines for responses and compare and contrast aspects of business continuity. [NICE 60]
  1. 7.3 Level 3: Incident Response
IT-ACS-8.3 Execute disaster recovery plans and procedures
  1. 7.3 Level 3: Incident Response
IT-ACS-8.4 Demonstrate the ability to capture volatile memory contents
IT-ACS-8.5 Perform imaging functions, such as operating system, network, and software configurations.
IT-ACS-8.6 Restore a machine from a known good backup.
IT-ACS-9.1 Analyze and differentiate among types of mitigation and deterrent techniques.
  1. 8.3 Risk Response
IT-ACS-9.2 Implement assessment tools and techniques to discover security threats and vulnerabilities.
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
IT-ACS-9.3 Explain the proper use of penetration testing versus vulnerability scanning in the context of vulnerability assessments.
  1. 8.4 Penetration Testing
IT-ACS-9.4 Demonstrate skill in conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems (e.g., Nessus, Nmap, Retina). [NICE 3]
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
IT-ACS-9.5 Conduct a security audit.
  1. 6.1 Project Security Assessment Report
IT-ACS-9.6 View and modify an Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table.
IT-ACS-9.7 Evaluate the patch status of a machine.
IT-ACS-9.8 Demonstrate knowledge of packet-level analysis in order to install and view packet sniffer. [NICE 93]
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
IT-ACS-9.9 Perform secure data destruction (e.g., Secure Erase, BCWipe).
IT-ACS-10.1 Explain risk-related concepts.
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
  2. 8.2 Assessing Risks
  3. 8.3 Risk Response
IT-ACS-10.2 Perform a risk assessment.
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
  2. 8.2 Assessing Risks
  3. 8.3 Risk Response
IT-ACS-10.3 Identify mitigations for risks from risk assessment.
  1. 8.2 Assessing Risks
  2. 8.3 Risk Response
IT-ACS-10.4 Conduct appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  1. 8.2 Assessing Risks
  2. 8.3 Risk Response
IT-ACS-11.1 Apply and implement secure network administration principles.
  1. 5.6 Internal Threats
IT-ACS-11.2 Demonstrate knowledge of how network services and protocols interact to provide network communications in order to securely implement and use common protocols. [NICE 50]
  1. 3.3 Protocols and Standards
IT-ACS-11.3 Identify commonly used default network ports.
  1. 3.3 Protocols and Standards
IT-ACS-11.4 Set up a Network Address Translation (NAT) device.
  1. 3.4 Private Networks
IT-ACS-11.5 Spoof a Media Access Control (MAC) address.
  1. 3.4 Private Networks
IT-ACS-11.6 Configure Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  1. 3.4 Private Networks
IT-ACS-11.7 Configure a remote access policy Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) and Point-toPoint Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).
  1. 3.4 Private Networks
IT-ACS-11.8 Demonstrate knowledge of network protocols (e.g., Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and directory services (e.g., Domain Name System (DNS) by setting up common protocols, e.g., Secure Shell (SSH), netstat, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), nslookup, Telnet, DNS/Bind, FTP, IIS/Web Pages, DHCP/DNS server. [NICE 81]
  1. 3.3 Protocols and Standards
IT-ACS-11.9 Locate open ports by completing a port scan.
  1. 8.1 Identifying Risks
IT-ACS-11.10 Demonstrate the knowledge and use of network statistics (netstat), a command purpose.
IT-ACS-12.1 Explain the goals, mission and objectives of Future Business Leaders of America.
IT-ACS-12.2 Explore the impact and opportunities a student organization (FBLA) can develop to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
IT-ACS-12.3 Explore the local, state, and national opportunities available to students through participation in related student organization (FBLA) including but not limited to conferences, competitions, community service, philanthropy, and other FBLA activities.
IT-ACS-12.4 Explain how participation in career and technology education student organizations can promote lifelong responsibility for community service and professional development.
IT-ACS-12.5 Explore the competitive events related to the content of this course and the required competencies, skills, and knowledge for each related event for individual, team, and chapter competitions.