The application of cryptographic algorithms, schemes, and protocols, including issues around implementation, key management, and their use within protocols and systems.
Play the Citadel Programming Lab from CyBOK
The Citadel Programming Lab is an online virtual secure coding game-based computer lab. The Lab combines a tower defence game with 6 security programming tasks. The lab is based on a serious game approach to join learning and playfulness. The lab’s platform combines a Unity game linked with a coding environment based on an instance of GitLab. The game elements and coding exercises are linked to CyBOK, the Cybersecurity Body of Knowledge, to map its cybersecurity content.
Read the CyBOK Applied Cryptography Knowledge Area introduction
The Cyber Security Body Of Knowledge is a comprehensive Body of Knowledge to inform and underpin education and professional training for the cyber security sector. The CyBOK project aims to bring cyber security into line with the more established sciences by distilling knowledge from major internationally-recognised experts to form a Cyber Security Body of Knowledge that will provide much-needed foundations for this emerging topic. The project, funded by the National Cyber Security Programme, is led by the University of Bristol's Professor Awais Rashid, along with other leading cyber security experts - including Professor Andrew Martin, Professor Steve Schneider, Dr Yulia Cherdantseva, Dr Rod Chapman and Dr Marina Krotofil.