Cyber Ethics

AWR174 – 13.00 Hours

Schedule

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This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

US Flag This course covers standards and best practices for ethical computing. This course offers a wide array of situations that are applicable to the real world. Students will learn about privacy, intellectual property, professional practices, freedom of speech, and ethical hacking.? 

As part of a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) cooperative agreement training program, this course is available at no direct cost to state, county, and local government agencies.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants must be U.S. citizens. A FEMA Student ID is required to register for and participate in any training provided by FEMA agencies. All FEMA training providers, registration systems, and enrollment procedures are required to use this FEMA SID, which can be obtained at the following website: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid; or with TEEX assistance upon arrival for class.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants are required to complete all course content and score a 70% or better on the Post-Test in order to receive a course certificate of completion.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate key concepts related to cyber ethics and ethical practices.
  • Explain the ethics of personal privacy.
  • Evaluate the ethical use of electronic information.?
  • Analyze key concepts related to professional ethics.
  • Discuss free speech online from a legal and ethical perspective.?
  • Differentiate between various types of cyber criminals and hackers.?

Suggested Audience

  • This course is intended for all computer users.
  • Continuing Education And Professional Credits

    • 2.00 hours – American Council on Education (ACE)
    • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

    Other Information

    In order to receive the full two credit hours, all three classes in the Cybersecurity for Everyone track must be successfully completed.

    After registering for this online course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us.

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    Contact Information

    Business & Cyber Solutions
    Phone: (979) 431-4837
    Email: [email protected]