Chapter 24. Understanding Cryptographic Fundamentals

Understanding Cryptographic Fundamentals
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This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Defining cryptography and explaining the four cryptographic services: confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and nonrepudiation

  • Explaining the basic operation and uses of symmetric encryption algorithms and identifying the common algorithms in use today

  • Explaining the basic operation and uses of asymmetric encryption algorithms and identifying the common algorithms in use today

  • Explaining how hash functions provide data integrity and listing common hash functions in use today

  • Defining digital signatures and explaining how they ...

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