GCSE – Lesson 5 – Network design as defence

Curriculum KS4 Unit Lesson

This lesson builds on the previous lesson, which taught learners about the ways in which companies design software that discourages cybercrime and how they use software to avoid cybercrime. In this lesson the learners learn about ways to protect network systems from cybercrime. It leads on to Lesson 6, in which the learners discover how businesses investigate themselves to ensure that the steps they have taken to stay safe are effective.

Learning objectives

  • Describe different ways to protect software systems and networks (2 of 2)
  • Understand the need for, and importance of, network security
  • Explain a number of methods of achieving network security

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  • Homework