# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Information Systems, Advanced Task 1967260512

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply concepts of security, integrity, courtesy, and confidentiality related to information and communication systems and intellectual property.


Application of concepts should include examples such as

  • cookies
  • Global Unique Identifiers (GUIDs)
  • cell phone/handheld computer privacy
  • equipment theft
  • hacking and viruses
  • spyware/malware
  • e-mail spoofing
  • plagiarism
  • intellectual property, patents, and copyrights
  • Fair Use and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Internet censorship
  • packet sniffing
  • authentication, security keys, and encryption

and their use in denying or enhancing security, integrity, courtesy, and confidentiality in information and communication systems and intellectual property.

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


Describe laws, rules and regulations as they apply to effective business operations.


Demonstrate positive cyber citizenry by applying industry accepted ethical practices and behaviors.

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Cyber Security


Introduction to Information Technology