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Serious Games Advancing Community Cyber Security Capabilities

New Educational Games Designed At UTSA Teach Students About Cybersecurity
Two cybersecurity educational games to teach cryptography and cybersecurity principles to middle school students were made available for community input through the month of July. The UTSA Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) designed the games as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant to develop effective ways that introduce students to cybersecurity principles through game-based learning platforms. The CIAS was seeking feedback from teachers and players while the games were available in their beta release form.
“In addition to the community’s help in identifying any potential bugs or connectivity issues, we are eager to determine a player’s overall reaction to the games and how well they’ve learned the concepts of transposition ciphers and cybersecurity principles,” said Larry Sjelin, director of game development at the CIAS.
Project Cipher is designed to introduce students to the con…
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