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6. Privacy & Ethical/Legal Considerations

Label KSAC Description Bloom's Taxonomy Level Cross-Cutting
a Describe how global legal, ethical, and privacy constraints might impact cybersecurity. knowledge 2
b Identify the established legal, ethical and privacy issues in cybersecurity facing organizations. knowledge 2 Data Management
c Explain how ethical, legal, and privacy issues should/must be considered in securing systems and data. knowledge 2
d Discuss the importance issues around privacy. knowledge 2
e Recognize the importance that cybersecurity plays in managing information and systems. knowledge 2
f Demonstrate an understanding of the way your systems are vulnerable and can be manipulated. knowledge 2
g Understand the limitations of cybersecurity. knowledge 2
h Demonstrate awareness of personal privacy issues and how cybersecurity can protect it. knowledge 3
i Explain the tradeoffs between privacy and security. knowledge 2
j Recognize potential societal impacts of using machine learning. knowledge 2



  1. Security+
  2. Network+
  3. Cloud+
  4. CEH
  5. GSEC
  6. CAP


  1. CCNA
  2. CYSA+


  1. CASP
  2. CISSP
  3. CISA
  4. CISM
  5. CRISC
  6. CCSP