9.6. Exam Essentials

Understand the role confidentiality plays in cryptosystems.

Confidentiality is one of the major goals of cryptography. It ensures that messages remain protected from disclosure to unauthorized individuals and allows encrypted messages to be transmitted freely across an open network. Confidentiality can be assured by both symmetric and asymmetric cryptosystems.

Understand the role integrity plays in cryptosystems.

Integrity provides the recipient of a message with the assurance that the message was not altered (intentionally or unintentionally) between the time it was created by the sender and the time it was received by the recipient. Integrity can be assured by both symmetric and asymmetric cryptosystems.

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