This network security workbook is perfect for students studying for the OCR GCSE (9-1) in computer science and has been updated to completely cover the new specification J277.


It can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool. In this resource you will receive an interactive PDF workbook so your students can either print it out and complete the activities by hand or fill it in electronically making this an ideal workbook for use in school or for students studying at home.


The answer booklet is provided as a separate PDF file so you can assign your students the workbook without including the answers.


This 45-page workbook completely covers the new specification J277 1.4 network security theory.


Table of Contents:

  • What is network security?
  • Forms of attack
  • Threats posed to networks
  • Hackers and crackers
  • Malware
  • Social engineering
  • Brute Force Attacks
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Data Interception
  • Data theft
  • SQL injection
  • Poor network policy
  • Identifying and preventing vulnerabilities
  • Penetration testing
  • Network forensics
  • Network policies
  • Anti-malware software
  • Firewalls
  • User access levels
  • Passwords
  • Encryption
  • Physical security

Network Security OCR GCSE Computer Science Workbook (J277)

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