Cybersecurity & Cryptography

Course Description

Learn defensive strategies and best practices for keeping your personal information safe in today’s electronic environment. Get to know some of the best tools and countermeasures to defend yourself against hackers, exploits, viruses and malware.

Delve deep into the world of cryptography and learn about the history and use of encryption and decryption methods and how you can use current solutions to protect your most sensitive information and communications.

Availability Week 4 | PM | July 20 – 24
Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Intermediate
Software Current security and encryption apps

What will campers learn?

Security practices for being online
Current security tools and applications
A history of cryptography
Current methods of file and communication encryption

What will campers create?

A custom encryption and secure storage solution

Virtual Camp Technology Requirements
A fast internet connection, computer, webcam, and microphone are required to participate. Please note, a Chromebook or Netbook like device will not be sufficient for Virtual Tech Camp.

Recommended Computer Specs: Windows 10 | i5 Gen 4 or higher | 4 GB RAM | 40 GB of Free Hard Drive Space