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CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 Authorized Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition, Second Edition by David L. Prowse

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Chapter 13. PKI and Encryption Protocols

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Public Key Infrastructure—In this section, we discuss PKI and its components including private and public keys, certificates, certificate authorities, and the web of trust model.

Security Protocols—Here, we define more security protocols such as S/MIME, SSL, TLS, SSH, and VPN-related protocols such as PPTP, L2TP and IPsec. And three cheers if you want—these are the last of the TCP/IP security protocols in the book!

This chapter covers the CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 objectives 1.4, 6.2, 6.3, and 6.4.

This short chapter wraps up the rest of the encryption concepts you need to know for the Security+ exam. You need to understand public key infrastructures and ...

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