This course introduces basic information about electronic devices including laptops, mobile phones, media players, GPS receivers and digital cameras, commonly used during travel. Given a travel scenario, students demonstrate effective physical measures and best practices for securing information, identify points of vulnerability, prevent information from being compromised and recognize whether information has been compromised.
List electronic devices, such as Windows-based computers, GPS receivers, mobile phones, digital cameras, media players, and associated storage media, and the information they store
Explain how information stored on electronic devices and media can be exploited
Summarize physical risks and vulnerabilities to electronic devices and information
Employ best practices for safeguarding information on electronic media and devices
Explain how to safely operate electronic devices abroad, without attracting undue attention from adversaries
Create and apply practices to reduce the vulnerability of personal and government data exfiltration
Explain the risks of taking electronic equipment through customs, connecting to networks in airports and hotels, and using cell phones abroad
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.