Lesson Plans

Online Safety: Personal Data Vulnerabilities

The Vulnerabilities CCL introduces AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP) students to the concept that information and data may be susceptible to attack by an adversary. After an introductory exercise to discuss the meaning of the word vulnerability, students use the web application Spokeo to complete an activity to discover what data may be vulnerable. A discussion of Social Engineering leads students to complete the CCL with an activity exposing the metadata related to images on a smartphone.

Digital Forensics: Securing Data

This module stands to educate students on the differences between data at rest and data in motion, and how to protect each one.