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Cyber Challenge

Data encryption

Bands: Years 7-8, 9-10, YEAR-11, YEAR-12

Duration: 3-4 weeks (6-8 hours)

Learn how data is protected using encryption.

This Challenge introduces basic cryptography concepts in relation to data representation and securing online communication, and how these are implemented through code.

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Cryptography:Cipher Wheels

Learn the basics of encryption through simple activities that convert plain text into simple ciphertexts.