Module 11: Trends

Module 11 Hands-on Activity

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Individual students write concise reports on a recent trend in the sector they have been studying.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify emerging trends and demonstrate an understanding of emerging technologies.
  • Understand the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it expands the cyber “attack surface.”
  • Be able to make educated predictions of what the future might look like for the cybersecurity critical infrastructure framework.
  • Discuss ethical issues that can arise in relation to new technology and new defense strategies.



Based on your team’s investigation of your chosen sector and created fictitious organization, research recent trends in cybersecurity relevant to your team’s selected sector. Identify at least 5 references on relevant trends.


 Assignment Options

  • Write a short paper describing your findings on how these trends will impact your sector.
  • Prepare 2–3 presentation slides on your findings on how these trends will impact your sector.


Grading Criteria Rubric

  • Content
  • Evidence of teamwork
  • References
  • Use of American Psychological Association (APA) style in writing the assignment

Grade Points: 100



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