Unplugged Activities for Future Coders: Build Your Computer Security Skills, 1st Edition

  • Adam Furgang
  • Christopher Harris
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1978510667
  • ISBN-13: 9781978510661
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Computers have become enmeshed in almost every aspect of modern life. While this development has made our lives easier and more convenient, it also opens us up to all sorts of security risks. The dozen activities in this volume emphasize the importance of computer security and delve into the steps that both coders and ordinary users of technology can take to improve their computer security. Individual activities explore topics such as encryption, coming up with secure passwords, two-step verification, phishing, and fingerprint identification.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Can You Break the Code?.
2: Strong Password Algorithm.
3: Alphanumeric Password Memory Game.
4: Binary Message Decoder.
5: Two-Step Verification.
6: Phishing for Information.
7: Word Search Encrypted Password Key.
8: Fingerprint Maze Mobile Phone Access.
9: Mnemonic Memory Password Phrase.
10: Security Scavenger Hunt.
11: Web Safety Review Crossword Puzzle.
12: Teach Your Grandma to Be Safe!.
Answer Key.
Further Reading.