Cybersecurity and Encryption

What is Cybersecurity?

It is the overall method of protecting networks, computers, programs, and data from harmful attacks and unauthorized access.

What is Encryption?

Encryption transforms original information (plaintext), into transformed information (ciphertext), which usually has the appearance of random, unintelligible data.

Lesson Plan and Materials 

Prerequisite: YWiC Core Concept Curriculum.

Age Range: 5 Grade – High School 

Difficulty: Novice to Advanced

5 Grade – Middle School Lessons

High School Lessons

 

5 Grade – Middle School Lessons

Novice – Intermediate 

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

 

Advanced

Day 1  Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

 

 

High School Lessons

Novice – Intermediate

Day 1

Cipher Wheel

Presentation

Day 2

Worksheet

Answers

Day 3

Worksheet 1

Answers

Worksheet 2

Table

Day 4

Phishing Email

 

Advanced

Day 1

Day 2 Day 3 Day 4