Ambassador Cybersecurity 1: Basics Badge

Explore how hackers operate and how hacking can be used for the purposes of corporate and national security.

1. Learn about different kinds of hackers
2. Hide a message in plain sight
3. Debate the ethics of hacking
4. Learn cyberwarfare strategies
5. Explore cyber careers

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know about steganography, cyberwarfare and a variety of different careers in cybersecurity.

Earned by Scouts.

Ambassador Cybersecurity 2: Safeguards Badge

Find out how to protect your personal data and digital footprint with healthy online habits.

1. Guard your movements
2. Outsmart the online marketers
3. Plan your digital future
4. Take the right steps to secure your data
5. Make cyber hygiene go viral

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to cultivate healthy online habits.

Earned by Scouts.

Ambassador Cybersecurity 3: Cybersecurity Investigator Badge

Investigate and respond when a fictional city has been affected by a cyberattack.

1. Determine how the attack has affected the city
2. Identify suspects
3. Decide whether to pay the ransom
4. Figure out how the attack happened
5. Learn how to prevent future attacks

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to analyze hidden messages and security log files and make decisions about how to best allocate cybersecurity resources.

Earned by Scouts.

Cadette Cybersecurity 1: Basics Badge

Explore different hacking techniques and how to protect yourself with basic cybersecurity precautions.

1. Crack a code
2. Hack a password
3. Explore two-factor authentication
4. Launch a man-in-the-middle attack
5. Explore social engineering

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how (and why) it’s important to protect yourself with strong passwords, secure encryption and caution when clicking on links.

Earned by Scouts.

Cadette Cybersecurity 2: Safeguards Badge

Find out why it’s important to keep your personal information private online and how you can keep your data secure.

1. Guard your identity
2. Create a profile based on your interests
3. Learn about metadata
4. Shop for apps in a life-sized app store
5. Inventory your digital presence

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know about your digital footprint and how others can use data from your footprint to target you with both legitimate ads and social engineering scams.

Earned by Scouts.