GCSE – Lesson 3 – Automated cybercrime

Curriculum KS4 Unit Lesson

This lesson builds on the previous one, which was about non-automated cybercrime, to enable learners to distinguish between non-automated and automated cybercrime. Learners will begin to understand terms and techniques related to automated cybercrime and the vulnerabilities in a network or software that make companies or individuals vulnerable to such attacks.

Learning objectives

  • Describe automated forms of cyberattack
  • Analyse a real cyberattack and identify the network or software weaknesses that enabled it to happen

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
  • Slide decks
  • Learner resources
  • Homework