Privacy Basics: Passwords, Tracking, and Data Retention

This module cover three areas of privacy including passwords, basic privacy issues and data retention. Students learn about web mechanics, security, and privacy as they analyse and reflect on common surveillance practices, as well as their own privacy habits.

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Year band(s) 7-8
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Privacy and security
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Explain how multi-factor authentication protects an account when the password is compromised and identify phishing and other cyber security threats


Investigate and manage the digital footprint existing systems and student solutions collect, and assess if the data is essential to their purpose

Keywords Digital citizenship, Privacy;Passwords, Data Retention, Internet, Security, Unplugged, Cyber security
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Digital Literacy



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