The Security Cards encourage you to think broadly and creatively about computer security threats. Explore with 42 cards along 4 dimensions (suits):

  • Human Impact
  • Adversary's Motivations
  • Adversary's Resources
  • Adversary's Methods

Use the included templates to make your own
custom card.

Ideas for Use

The activities page provides some ideas for using the cards in educational and industry settings. This information sheet gives some additional context about the security cards.

To Request Card Decks

If you would like to receive a deck of the Security Cards, please email securitycards@cs.washington.edu with (1) your name, (2) shipping address, (3) the number of card decks you are requesting, and (4) a brief explanation of where and how you plan to use the cards (e.g., your organization, purpose).

To Print Card Decks

If you wish to print your own cards, the PDF of the deck is available for use under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. You can print the deck with (PDF [29MB]) or without (PDF [24MB]) croplines.


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