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Cybersecurity Lab: Encryption and Steganography

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

Cybersecurity Lab: Encryption and Steganography

Course Description

In our tech-driven world, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has never been greater. This course introduces cryptographic elements and obfuscation of information by solving complex puzzles and ciphers. See how encryption turns numbers, text, images, and sounds into a scrambled stream—and puts them all back together again. Then take a look into modern cybersecurity to see how these time-proven methods are still protecting information 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.

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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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