Module #4 Encryption - Ciphers

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1. De-code a basic cipher

2. suggested Pre-reqs?

3. Content

3.1. Intro

3.1.1. Brief history

3.1.1.1. Jefferson's wheel cipher

3.1.1.2. Enigma machine

3.1.1.3. Spartan's scytale

3.1.2. Cipher examples

3.1.2.1. Transposition

3.1.2.2. Substitution

3.1.2.3. Alternative Alphabets

3.1.3. Modern applications

3.2. Playfair Cipher

3.3. Frequency analysis

3.4. Cryptograms

3.5. Vignere Cipher

4. Learning Objectives "what students will be able to do":

4.1. Familiar with basic cryptography methods

4.2. Create a cipher using basic techniques

4.3. Explain the usefulness of cryptography in a variety of modern applications

5. Readings

5.1. "The Gold Bug" by Poe

6. Activities/Exercises

7. Assessment

7.1. Quiz covering learning objectives

8. Development

8.1. M.D. Ward

8.2. B. Ladd

8.3. M. Atwell

8.4. Reviewers

8.4.1. several students

8.4.2. faculty

9. New node