Investigate physical and logical security issues related to technology (e.g., viruses, firewalls, spam, system backup, passwords).
Investigation should include research to identify threats to computer systems (e.g., spam, viruses, theft) and the methods for guarding against such threats, including
- virus protection software
- regular backup schedule
- password protection
- data encryption
- software updates.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Describe the use of computer forensics to prevent and solve information technology crimes and security breaches.
Recognize and analyze potential IT security threats to develop and maintain security requirements.
FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas
Computer Problem Solving
Introduction to Information Technology
Web Site Design
The topic for this event changes from year to year. The annual topic may or may not correlate with this particular course. Please refer to the current Virginia FBLA State Handbook.