Hacking: A Cyber Security Workshop

Sat, December 12
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Learn about secret codes and cryptography! Crack passwords and make your passwords more secure! Join forces at the end for a Capture the Flag hacking contest! A hands-on workshop for kids 12+ to attend with a parent or teacher.

Workshop Schedule:
9:45 Registration and breakfast snacks
10:00 Secret codes and Cryptography
11:00 Passwords cracking
12:00 Lunch break (pizza lunch provided – free)
12:45 Capture the Flag Hacking Contest (prizes!)
1:45 Wrap-up for students
2:00 Teacher break-out session (students may leave or continue with activities)

Laptops will be provided for kids to use during the workshop. Grownups are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

Support is provided by the National Science Foundation’s Frontier award to Boston University entitled MACS: A Modular Approach to Cloud Security

Sponsored by:
Computer Science Teachers Association, Western Mass Chapter, and Holyoke Codes

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Ages: 12+




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