Chapter 8

Cryptography

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA SECURITY+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

images 4.4 Implement the appropriate controls to ensure data security.

  • Data encryption: Full disk; Database; Individual files; Removable media; Mobile devices
  • Hardware based encryption devices: TPM; HSM; USB encryption; Hard drive

images 6.1 Given a scenario, utilize general cryptography concepts.

  • Symmetric vs. asymmetric
  • Session keys
  • In-band vs. out-of-band key exchange
  • Fundamental differences and encryption methods: Block vs. stream
  • Transport encryption

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