Five questions to prove you’re a natural codebreaker

This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your version of Internet Explorer Codebreakers Image caption Not all computer scientists look like this. But it’s fine if you do

If you’re aged 16 to 19 and can answer the questions below, your country needs you… probably.

The National College of Cybersecurity is opening in 2018 for “gifted and talented” problem solvers.

The training centre will help build a “talent pool” for Britain’s future cyber-defences.

It’s being developed at Bletchley Park, in Buckinghamshire, the site of secret code-deciphering which helped the Allies win World War Two.

Bletchley Park Image caption Bletchley is where the German Enigma and Lorenz codes, both considered unbreakable, were decoded during World War Two

Code is the language in which computer programs, apps and websites are written.

Anisah Osman Britton, 23, is the founder of 23 Code Street, a coding school for women.

“It’s a bit like maths,” she tells Newsbeat, “the basics are easy but it gets more complicated using the basics as building blocks.

“It’s a lot of hard work and dedication, but it’s also fun and accessible.”

Anisah put together five questions for you to test yourself…

G-block at Bletchley Park Image caption This is G-block, where the National College of Cyber Education will be based at Bletchley Park

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