Cipher Cracking for Cybersecurity

Many believe that a key skill for cybersecurity professionals is the ability to solve complex puzzles. So here’s a few for you to solve [PDF Version]:

1.Where would you find the alphabet of “123456789ABCDEFGHJKLMN PQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijkmnopqrstuvwxyz”? [Hint: Count the number of characters, and it’s a “Base”.]

2. Which football team is this:

3. Which amazing city is this (hint):

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.