Chapter 5. Cryptography

The Cryptog Internet Protocol (IP) raphy domain covers a wide range of cryptography concepts. Three core security principles are related to confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Cryptography is closely related to the goals of preventing the loss of confidentiality and integrity. Encryption of data helps preserve confidentiality, and hashing techniques help verify the integrity of data. When preparing for this domain, you’ll need to have a good understanding of basic cryptography fundamentals, along with an in-depth understanding of some underlying topics.

This chapter covers the following objectives:

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