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Virginia Cybersecurity Fundamentals Standards Mapping

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Virginia Cybersecurity Fundamentals

109 Standards in this Framework 101 Standards Mapped 92% Mapped to Course


Standard Lessons
1 Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
2 Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  3. 8.3 Basic Crypto Systems: Caesar Cipher
  4. 8.4 Basic Crypto Systems: Cracking Caesar
  5. 8.5 Basic Crypto Systems: Vigenere Cipher
  6. 11.2 Support Practice
  7. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
3 Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  3. 11.1 Methodology
  4. 11.2 Support Practice
  5. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  6. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  7. 12.3 Star in a Video!
4 Demonstrate integrity.
  1. 2.5 Information Literacy
  2. 2.6 Creative Credit & Copyright
  3. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  4. 12.1 Communication is Key!
5 Demonstrate work ethic.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  3. 11.1 Methodology
  4. 11.2 Support Practice
  5. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  6. 12.3 Star in a Video!
6 Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  1. 2.2 Cyberbullying
  2. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  3. 12.1 Communication is Key!
7 Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  1. 2.2 Cyberbullying
  2. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  3. 12.1 Communication is Key!
8 Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 9.10 Impact of the Internet
  3. 12.1 Communication is Key!
9 Demonstrate customer service skills.
  1. 11.1 Methodology
  2. 11.2 Support Practice
  3. 12.1 Communication is Key!
10 Collaborate with team members.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
11 Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
12 Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  3. 11.1 Methodology
  4. 11.2 Support Practice
  5. 12.1 Communication is Key!
13 Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  3. 11.1 Methodology
  4. 11.2 Support Practice
  5. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  6. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
14 Manage time and resources.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  3. 11.1 Methodology
  4. 11.2 Support Practice
  5. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  6. 12.3 Star in a Video!
15 Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  1. 2.5 Information Literacy
  2. 2.8 Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene Quiz
  3. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  4. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  5. 12.3 Star in a Video!
16 Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  1. 2.4 Privacy & Security
  2. 2.8 Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene Quiz
  3. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  4. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  5. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  6. 5.13 Software Security Quiz
  7. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
17 Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  1. 5.2 Inside Web Apps
  2. 5.3 Developer Tools
  3. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  4. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  5. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  6. 11.1 Methodology
  7. 11.2 Support Practice
  8. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  9. 13.2 Assessing Risks
18 Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  1. 5.2 Inside Web Apps
  2. 5.3 Developer Tools
  3. 5.5 Databases
  4. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  5. 8.1 Cryptography, Cryptology, Cryptanalysis
  6. 9.8 Packets & Protocols
  7. 9.9 Viewing a Webpage
  8. 11.1 Methodology
  9. 11.2 Support Practice
  10. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  11. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  12. 12.3 Star in a Video!
19 Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  1. 8.3 Basic Crypto Systems: Caesar Cipher
  2. 8.4 Basic Crypto Systems: Cracking Caesar
  3. 8.5 Basic Crypto Systems: Vigenere Cipher
  4. 13.3 Risk Response
20 Demonstrate professionalism.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 11.1 Methodology
  3. 11.2 Support Practice
  4. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  5. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
21 Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 11.1 Methodology
  3. 11.2 Support Practice
  4. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  5. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
22 Demonstrate workplace safety.
  1. 2.3 Internet Safety
23 Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  1. 10.4 Storage Options
  2. 10.5 Network Options
  3. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  4. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
24 Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  1. 7.2 Level 2: User Training
  2. 7.3 Level 3: Incident Response
  3. 10.7 Network Management
25 Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
  2. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
  3. 13.3 Risk Response
26 Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  1. 5.5 Databases
  2. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  3. 11.1 Methodology
  4. 11.2 Support Practice
  5. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  6. 12.3 Star in a Video!
27 Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  1. 7.2 Level 2: User Training
  2. 10.4 Storage Options
  3. 10.5 Network Options
  4. 10.6 Network Communication
  5. 12.1 Communication is Key!
28 Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  1. 7.2 Level 2: User Training
29 Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
  2. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
  3. 9.10 Impact of the Internet
30 Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
  1. 3.1 Project: Public Service Announcement
31 Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
32 Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
33 Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
34 Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
  1. 4.5 Software Licenses
  2. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
35 Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
36 Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
37 Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
38 Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.
39 Describe Cybersecurity
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
  2. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  3. 1.5 What is Cybersecurity? Quiz
40 Define information assurance
  1. 5.10 Common Security Problems
41 Describe the critical factors of information security
  1. 5.10 Common Security Problems
42 Explain cybersecurity services as they relate to intrusion prevention capabilities that protect systems against unauthorized access, exploitation, and data exfiltration
  1. 2.7 Hacking Ethics
  2. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  3. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
43 Define risk
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
  2. 13.1 Identifying Risks
44 Identify the concepts of cybersecurity risk management
  1. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  2. 13.1 Identifying Risks
45 Describe cybersecurity threats to an organization
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 1.5 What is Cybersecurity? Quiz
  3. 13.2 Assessing Risks
46 Explain why organizations need to manage risk
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 13.1 Identifying Risks
47 Discuss national or industry standards/regulations that relate to cybersecurity
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 2.7 Hacking Ethics
  3. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  4. 13.3 Risk Response
48 Describe the cyberattack surface of various organizations
  1. 13.3 Risk Response
49 Analyze risks affecting critical infrastructure
  1. 13.2 Assessing Risks
  2. 13.3 Risk Response
50 Describe a network
  1. 9.4 Internet Hardware and Sending Information
  2. 9.11 Networking Fundamentals Quiz
  3. 10.5 Network Options
  4. 10.8 IT Infrastructure Quiz
51 Describe a wired/cabled network
  1. 9.4 Internet Hardware and Sending Information
  2. 10.3 Network Devices
  3. 10.8 IT Infrastructure Quiz
52 Describe a wireless network
  1. 4.10 Mobile Devices
  2. 9.4 Internet Hardware and Sending Information
  3. 9.11 Networking Fundamentals Quiz
  4. 10.3 Network Devices
  5. 10.5 Network Options
  6. 10.8 IT Infrastructure Quiz
53 Compare cabled/wired and wireless networks
  1. 9.4 Internet Hardware and Sending Information
  2. 10.3 Network Devices
  3. 10.8 IT Infrastructure Quiz
54 Compare networking conceptual models
  1. 9.7 Routing
55 Discuss services, their relationship to the OSI model, and potential vulnerabilities
  1. 13.2 Assessing Risks
56 Differentiate among network types
  1. 9.4 Internet Hardware and Sending Information
  2. 9.7 Routing
  3. 10.5 Network Options
  4. 10.8 IT Infrastructure Quiz
57 Examine the concept of the Internet as a network of connected systems
  1. 9.4 Internet Hardware and Sending Information
  2. 9.7 Routing
  3. 9.11 Networking Fundamentals Quiz
58 Identify networking protocols
  1. 9.8 Packets & Protocols
  2. 9.11 Networking Fundamentals Quiz
  3. 10.3 Network Devices
  4. 10.5 Network Options
  5. 10.8 IT Infrastructure Quiz
59 Describe the difference between a cyber threat and a vulnerability
  1. 13.1 Identifying Risks
60 Describe types of cyber threats
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
  2. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  3. 1.5 What is Cybersecurity? Quiz
  4. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  5. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  6. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
61 Analyze types of current cyber threats
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
  2. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  3. 1.5 What is Cybersecurity? Quiz
  4. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  5. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  6. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
62 Identify the perpetrators of different types of malicious hacking
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
63 Describe the characteristics of vulnerabilities
  1. 4.6 Application Security
  2. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  3. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  4. 13.1 Identifying Risks
  5. 13.2 Assessing Risks
64 Identify the prevention of and protection against cyber threats
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  3. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  4. 13.3 Risk Response
  5. 13.4 Penetration Testing
65 Identify the cyber risks associated with bring your own device (BYOD) opportunities on computer networks
  1. 4.10 Mobile Devices
66 Differentiate between ethics and laws
  1. 2.7 Hacking Ethics
67 Distinguish among types of ethical concerns
  1. 2.7 Hacking Ethics
68 Define cyberbullying
  1. 2.2 Cyberbullying
  2. 2.8 Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene Quiz
69 Identify actions that constitute cyberbullying
  1. 2.2 Cyberbullying
  2. 2.8 Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene Quiz
70 Identify possible warning signs of someone being cyberbullied
  1. 2.2 Cyberbullying
  2. 2.8 Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene Quiz
71 Identify laws applicable to cybersecurity
  1. 2.2 Cyberbullying
72 Explain the concept of “personally identifiable information”
  1. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
73 Explain how and why personal data is valuable to both an individual and to the organizations (e.g., governments, businesses) that collect it, analyze it, and make decisions based on it
  1. 5.4 The Value of Data
  2. 5.5 Databases
  3. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
74 Identify ways to control and protect personal data
  1. 2.4 Privacy & Security
  2. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  3. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
75 Demonstrate net etiquette (netiquette) as it relates to cybersecurity
  1. 2.1 Digital Footprint and Reputation
  2. 2.2 Cyberbullying
  3. 2.3 Internet Safety
  4. 2.8 Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene Quiz
  5. 12.1 Communication is Key!
  6. 12.2 Building a Knowledge Base
  7. 12.3 Star in a Video!
76 Analyze the social and legal significance of the ongoing collection of personal digital information
  1. 2.4 Privacy & Security
  2. 5.5 Databases
77 Distinguish between data, information, and knowledge
  1. 5.5 Databases
78 Identify the most common ways data is collected
  1. 5.5 Databases
79 Identify the most common ways data can be stored
  1. 5.5 Databases
80 Explain the difference between data at rest, data in transit, and data being processed
  1. 5.5 Databases
  2. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
81 Identify the most common ways data is used
  1. 5.4 The Value of Data
  2. 5.5 Databases
82 Discuss how data can be compromised, corrupted, or lost
  1. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  2. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  3. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  4. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
83 Explain how businesses and individuals can protect themselves against threats to their data (e.g., firewalls, encryption, disabling, backups, permissions)
  1. 4.6 Application Security
  2. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  3. 6.1 Project: Security Assessment Report
  4. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
  5. 10.6 Network Communication
  6. 13.2 Assessing Risks
84 Define the function of a computer operating system
  1. 4.1 Operating Systems
85 Identify the components of an operating system
  1. 4.1 Operating Systems
  2. 4.2 Comparing Operating Systems
  3. 4.3 Compatibility
86 List types of operating systems
  1. 4.2 Comparing Operating Systems
87 Evaluate the potential vulnerabilities, threats, and common exploits to an operating system
  1. 4.6 Application Security
  2. 13.2 Assessing Risks
88 Identify best practices for protecting operating systems
  1. 4.6 Application Security
  2. 13.2 Assessing Risks
89 Describe the concept of malware and techniques to guard against it
  1. 4.6 Application Security
90 Evaluate critical operating system security parameters
  1. 4.6 Application Security
91 Describe security and auditing logs
  1. 10.7 Network Management
92 Describe the role of a system backup
  1. 4.6 Application Security
  2. 7.4 Level 4: Data and Licenses
93 Define virtualization technology
  1. 4.1 Operating Systems
94 Identify advantages and disadvantages of using virtual machines
  1. 4.1 Operating Systems
95 Define programming in the context of cybersecurity
  1. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  2. 13.2 Assessing Risks
96 Differentiate between computer programming languages
  1. 5.1 Programming Concepts
  2. 5.2 Inside Web Apps
97 Evaluate common programming flaws that lead to vulnerabilities
  1. 5.2 Inside Web Apps
  2. 5.11 SQL Injection Overview
  3. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  4. 13.2 Assessing Risks
98 Identify best practices in secure coding and design
  1. 5.2 Inside Web Apps
  2. 5.12 Types of SQLi and Prevention
  3. 13.2 Assessing Risks
99 Identify ubiquitous computing
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
100 Discuss security and privacy implications of ubiquitous computing
  1. 1.2 What is Cybersecurity?
101 Research career opportunities for cybersecurity professionals
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 5.5 Databases
  3. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  4. 12.1 Communication is Key!
102 Identify the educational pathways for emerging cybersecurity professionals
  1. 12.1 Communication is Key!
103 Identify the educational pathways for emerging cybersecurity professionals
  1. 12.1 Communication is Key!
104 Identify career paths and job titles within the cybersecurity/cyber forensics industry and Career Clusters
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 5.5 Databases
  3. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  4. 12.1 Communication is Key!
105 Research the cyber threats and security measures related to career pathways
  1. 1.3 Impact of Cybersecurity
  2. 5.10 Common Security Problems
  3. 12.1 Communication is Key!
106 Identify testing skills/strategies for a certification examination
  1. 12.1 Communication is Key!
107 Describe the process and requirements for obtaining industry certifications related to the Cybersecurity Fundamentals course
  1. 12.1 Communication is Key!
108 Demonstrate the ability to complete selected practice examinations (e.g., practice questions similar to those on certification exams)
  1. 12.1 Communication is Key!
109 Successfully complete an industry certification examination representative of skills learned in this course (e.g., Microsoft, IC3, CompTIA)