Introduction to Encryption and Cryptography
Learn how encryption keeps information safe, and teach your students how it’s used in the world today. Supported by Google.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teachers delivering computer science lessons in the classroom, at GCSE level or equivalent.
What topics will you cover?
A brief look at the history of encryption
The encryption and decryption process, and the importance of keys
The Caesar and Vigenère Ciphers
Symmetric and asymmetric encryption schemes
Public key encryption in the real world
An introduction to quantum cryptography