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Cybersecurity Lab: Encryption and Steganography

AGES
13 - 18 (Must turn 13 by 12-31-18)
SKILL LEVEL
Beginner–Advanced
PATH
Coding
PROGRAM
iD Coding & Engineering Academy | Two-week
PREREQUISITE
None
TOOLS
Python, PyCharm

Cybersecurity Lab: Encryption and Steganography

Course Description

In our global, tech-driven world, vital and constantly connected infrastructure is more in need of protection than ever before. This course introduces cryptographic elements and encryption of information by solving complex puzzles and ciphers. See how to obfuscate numbers, text, images, and sounds into a scrambled stream—and let the right people put them back together again. Then take a look into modern cybersecurity to see how these time-proven encryption methods are keeping data safe in the digital age.

After you've received your security clearance, learn how information can be hidden and stored in digital mediums like pictures, music, and videos. Dive into hashing and Linux, and discover the aspects of cryptography, security, and encryption needed to speak this new language and set out on a professional journey into this growing field. The demand for knowledgeable cybersecurity professionals has never been greater.

In this course, your student will:

  • Use Python to encrypt and decrypt messages
  • Create programs to hide data
  • Utilize multiple encryption methods
  • Use Linux Bash commands
  • Develop security and analytical skills

Your student will take home:

  • Project files
  • Online college portfolio

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