Abstract: This paper describes two Discord-based undergraduate student projects that were created to reinforce cybersecurity concepts covered in a data privacy course and an introduction to cloud computing course. The first project, created for the data privacy course, is used to provide students with a practical and “hands-on” project to utilize role-based access control (RBAC). This course was developed primarily for business students who do not necessarily have the information technology background possessed by computer information systems or computer science students. The second project, created for an introduction to cloud computing course, is used to illustrate the basic function of a botnet and incorporates a few other cybersecurity topics. We believe these projects represent just the tip of the iceberg of how Discord can be utilized as a source of course projects. Additional Discord-based project ideas are described at the end of the paper.
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Recommended Citation: Waldman, M., Sheridan, P., (2023). Utilizing Discord-based Projects to Reinforce Cybersecurity Concepts. Cybersecurity Pedagogy and Practice Journal2(2) pp 82-93. http://CPPJ.org/2023-2/ ISSN : 2832-1006