Passwords and Powers

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xkcd’s Password Strength cartoon might be a fun prompt for a maths lesson. Children at primary school seem to like cracking codes, and hackers have a certain murky glamour to them. Better yet, password, security and spying is a rich topic. My Year 5’s have loved some basic frequency analysis. It ties in with the Tudors and the Babington Plot … Read More