9-10: Digital systems: Data controlled and secured

Explore how data can be secured through access controls, virus checking, and encryption.

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Year band(s) 9-10
Content type Scope and sequence
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Privacy and security, Data representation, Digital systems
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate the role of hardware and software in managing, controlling and securing the movement of and access to data in networked digital systems


Develop techniques for acquiring, storing and validating quantitative and qualitative data from a range of sources, considering privacy and security requirements


Evaluate critically how student solutions and existing information systems and policies, take account of future risks and sustainability and provide opportunities for innovation and enterprise


Plan and manage projects using an iterative and collaborative approach, identifying risks and considering safety and sustainability

Technologies & Programming Language​s Artificial Intelligence
Keywords access controls, virus checking, encryption, backups, data masking, data erasure, data, digital systems, scope, sequence, scope and sequence



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