GPG: My go-to example for teaching cryptography all-in-one 📧🔐

The glue in my lessons on encryption

As I write this piece, I’m preparing for the graduation of some of the first Bachelor of Cybersecurity students from James Cook University Singapore, which means it’s approaching two years since I joined and started teaching Cybersecurity. So now seems like a good time to reflect on some recurring tools and techniques that I’ve found useful so far. This post will focus on one: GNU Privacy Guard (GPG). Unsurprisingly, cryptography comes up a lot in a course about cybersecurity, so no matter what subjects I’m teaching, there’s often a reason to introduce, or reiterate, some essential concepts. [Read More]